Keep Congress in Democratic control

Realize that the party presently holding the most seats in the House of Representatives and the Senate has often lost this advantage in the mid-terms because people don’t vote. We must not allow that to happen this time.

We must keep as well as gain seats or we will lose even more of our hard-fought-for democratic rights which we have lost recently (especially women’s rights won since the early 1900s ) along with our United States democratic form of government.

Please put aside all differences until next year and vote to save democracy this year during this mid-term election. Don’t be distracted and sleep through this critical mid-term election. Wake up everyone who believes in our democracy and ask them to vote before it’s too late. Mark this date on your calendar: Nov. 8.

Jacqueline Robison

Edmonds

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