Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Vote Democrat for positive change

    There’s less than a week to go before election day.  Midterm elections do matter.  No, they are not as glamorous as presidential elections, but are more important to our everyday lives.  We have a do-nothing, incompetent representation re-elected long enough. 
    After 20 years of Republican control in our state Legislature and U.S. Congress, Idaho is scraping bottom. We are last nationally in education funding, college graduates, good wages, affordable health care and human rights. Unfortunately, Idaho is among the highest in divorces, suicides and food stamp recipients.  There is a longing in Idaho this year for positive change. 
    Don’t let apathy and indifference let you sit this election out.  Vote early, vote absentee ballot or vote at the polls on election day, Tuesday, Nov. 4.  The Democrats have an outstanding group of candidates on their slate this year.  Vote for change.
Betty Murphy


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