Monthly Archives: January 2020

Voting Should Be the Culmination of Civic Engagement


We have begun another election year in earnest. As we slowly creep towards November 3rd, more and more Americans will gradually tune in to the political conversation. But, if this year is typical, only slightly more than half of the voting-age population will cast a ballot. This unfortunate figure has led to both partisan and nonpartisan efforts to “turn out the vote.” I remember in 2008, as a young LDS missionary in Cleveland, watching the buses come pouring into low-income […]