Taken from the book Every Monday Matters: 52 Ways to Make A Difference by Matthew Emerzian and Kelly Bozza
Register To Vote
71 Million registered voters didn't vote in the 2004 presidential election.
2. Register in Person at your local DMV, state offices that provide public assistance, official campaign headquarters, armed forces recruitment offices, public libraries, post offices, public high schools and universities.
3. Pay attention to registration deadlines in your state to ensure that you register in time to vote.
4. Make sure your friends, family, co-workers, or fellow students are registered.
5. Get informed on the issues and candidates.
Whether you are voting for your local county supervisor, mayor of your town, school board representative, senator, or President....take the time to learn about the candidates and be a voice. Many men and women have fought for our freedoms and voting is a privilege that too many of us take for granted. At your next opportunity, make your voice heard in your community and vote in your next election.