Monday, 13 October 2014 18:36
October 20 will be here before you know it. October 20? Who's thinking about October 20, the last day to register to vote? Chatter about the November 4 election is barely audible. Maybe tomorrow is the day to finally open the election booklet from the secretary of state — if it hasn't gone out in the trash. Maybe after hitting the gym and putting up the Halloween lights would be a good time.
The Rev. Ed Bacon says not voting is a sin. Maybe that means nor registering is original sin?
Why people don't vote — or register —was the topic of discussion following a recent League of Women Voters Pasadena program on the pros and cons of the seven ballot measures. (That's a mercy, since we often have many more than that.)
Here is sample of what people had to say about why people don't vote.
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