Primary Election Day Primer

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Advice for voters:
1. Always vote ON Election Day.

2. Do not mail in a ballot or vote early (Election Fraud, and…well, things can change, information can be learned even on Election Day about the candidates.)

3. Don’t vote for a candidate that you have not personally vetted.

4. Ask these questions:

Have I attended a candidate event and listened to all the candidates?

Have I asked the candidate questions about any concerns?

Do I know exactly, first-hand, where that candidate stands on the issues AND the party platform?

Have I attended the debates or watched them on TV or online?

Have I contacted others that know the candidate and who are reliable and trusted sources?

I want to be sure my ballot has been received, and I do that by showing up on Election Day to cast it.

Anything can happen in the last few weeks of an election. I wait until all debates and opportunities to meet with the candidates are final and to make sure no information is revealed that could change my preference on Election Day.

The principle behind my thinking is that liberty isn’t won or preserved by convenience, in this case the convenience of opening up an envelope and checking a box and mailing it. Who we vote for affects the outcome of liberty either positively or negatively.

Mailing a ballot is easy, but it does not serve as the preparation we need to make to cast an informed vote. We cannot rely on radio or TV ads.

It takes vigilance and every citizen doing due diligence to cast an informed vote.

Citizens that do not take these steps are generally unprepared to vote. In that sense we deserve what we get.

Primary elections that allow voters to receive a ballot by mail are inviting low information voters to influence the outcome of elections. This is why over 90% of our winners are incumbents. They have money, name ID and the endorsement of lobbyists that want them to return, regardless what a party platform may promote.

We cannot complain about the outcome if we continue to vote based upon what local or national media tell us through paid ads or commentary. Every state has a “swamp” and an Establishment that buys your vote.

Do your due diligence. This is a constitutional representative republic. Be prepared before you vote.