The Ritzville Adams County Journal - Eastern Adams County's Only Independent Voice Since 1887

Voting is a civic duty we should all take more seriously

 


Overall, voter turnout in Adams County fluctuates wildly depending upon the nature of the election.

For instance, one of the best voter participations on record in recent years was the November 2012 General Election when 75.76 percent of voters sent in their ballot.

The 2012 primary election, when the county’s new superior court judge was elected, went a bit differently. Only 45.9 percent of registered voters participated. A meager voter turnout should never be the case.

Preservation of a democracy relies on the participation of its citizens.

We are all fortunate to have the opportun...



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