Social media and other technology have made young people more aware of the current political climate than ever. Some legislation even exists to lower the voting age to 16; however, despite whether young people that age ever get the chance to vote, the fact remains that many of those who have reached legal voting age are eager to participate in the next election. If you are one such person, there are a few tips you can keep in mind that may make you feel more confident when the time comes to cast your ballot.
1. Research First
One of the first actions you can take before you vote is to find out as much as you can about the candidates. Check out their social media feeds, their websites, and what objective news outlets are saying about them. The more you know about their platforms, the better you can understand which … Read the rest