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Tag Archives: Voter Participation


There’s this false perception that nobody cares — nobody cares about democracy, nobody cares about engaging in it. But I think that that’s not true. And I’ve seen it not to be true.

— Northwest School senior Maya Garfinkel, featured in KPLU’s story Young voters explain how to get their peers to cast ballots in midterm elections.