“Let’s vote on it!”
This is a phrase that is used many times to make a
decision: What movie shall we see? What will we have for dinner? Where
shall we go on vacation? These words are very important.
The right to vote is precious, a privilege of those
who have it. Whether the decision of the majority is shown by raised
hands, a voice count of “ayes,” by marking a piece of paper, or voting
on a computer screen, voting has been a power by which people can alter
almost anything in their lives.
Voting is a privilege, not a right. A privilege can
be taken away. If you are imprisoned, you cannot vote. In earlier times,
only people of the white upper male class were allowed to vote.
It is a privilege that others give their lives so
that we can enjoy. In the past, our ancestors had the decisions made for
After the filing deadline passed last Saturday, 18
candidates had filed for office in the Grantsville municipal election.
The election of mayor, recorder and five council seats will be held
Tuesday, June 7.
This is the election for officials of the county
seat of Calhoun County. It is the election for the future of
Grantsville, and will affect our children’s future.
We have a choice of a variety of ages and
occupations. You have several months to study the candidates, their
qualifications, and their goals. Prepare yourselves to vote and then . .
Don’t just sit there and complain about nothing