Election day is quickly approaching, and there's no better way to spread the word than by posting it all over your social media accounts. If you're wanting to do just that, but in a way that also inspires your friends and family, then these quotes about election day that are perfect for sharing on Facebook should get the job done. Not only will they remind your Facebook friends that it's time to vote, but they'll also motivate them to do so.
The 2016 election is perhaps the most followed of the century, and both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump seem to have strong supporters and even stronger opponents. The election results on November 8th are likely to provoke strong emotions for every citizen of this country, and it would be a real shame if the percentage of those polled fell low enough to actually prevent a potential candidate from winning.
Voting is a privilege and a right, but it is also a duty. Blood, sweat, and tears have gone into securing the right for every United States citizen to vote, so don't let yours go to waste. Research the issues, decide what you believe, and then make your voice heard on November 8th. There can only be one winner, and your vote is a part of making that crucial decision.
1. "Americans of our own time — minority and majority Americans alike — need the continued guidance that the Voting Rights Act provides. We have come a long way, but more needs to be done." — Elijah Cummings
2. "I believe in the critical importance of participating in the political system — from voting to standing for election. It's both rewarding and necessary that men and women of good will and clear thinking engage in honest, open debate." — Michael Nutter
3. "There is a self interest in voting for a society where there is health care for all, where there's a mental health service for all, where there is education service for all." — Jeremy Corbyn
4. "In a well-functioning democracy, citizens have the option of voting their political masters out of office. Not so in most companies." — Gary Hamel
5. "No matter what your political persuasion, you can find a guide that makes it quick, easy, and painless to exercise your right to vote. Wanna know what a certain proposition put forth by a cadre of undisclosed billionaires which cuts funding for public education, arts and infrastructure means? Use the voting guide!" — Steven Weber
6. "Voting is an individual, personal thing." — Hill Harper
7. "Indeed, when all parties campaign effectively, the overall effect is to push up voting rates, as you see in tight marginal seats or close general elections. That must be good for democracy." — Lucy Powell
8. "I would say that a wasted vote is voting for anybody you don't believe in. If you believe in the third party, that's the guy you need to voice for. That's how you change things." — Gary Johnson
9. "I belong to the political party that generally fits my philosophical beliefs, but I reserve the right to vote my conscience after careful deliberation. My voting record reflects this." — Jeff Fortenberry
10. "When public access to voting is impaired or when public confidence in voting is diluted, democracy suffers and our freedom is less secure." — DeForest Soaries
11. "I'm the kind of person that believes there's a part of your voting that has to be purely on principle, and there's a part that has to be on strategy." — Michael Moore