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Voting Matters

Voters have chance to make a difference

June 3, 2014
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

Studies have shown only one of every 100,000 votes cast in federal elections, and one of every 15,000 votes cast at the state legislative level "mattered in the sense that they were cast for a candidate that officially tied or won by one vote." At first glance that might reinforce the idea that there is no sense in going out to the polls on election day, and voting is a waste of time and effort.



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