in the upcoming Elections
Republican and Democrat voters each have choose their candidate
to run in the November 2016 general election.
Both major political
parties decided to endorse candidates, and these endorsed
candidates will receive tremendous backing with the resources
of their political parties so they will have a huge advantage
over the other candidates.
not officially endorse any candidates, and individuals will
decide how they will publicly support their chosen candidate
Your vote does count,
throughout history, one vote has mattered greatly. Please
make your vote count. Some examples;
- 1649 - One vote literally cost King Charles I of England
his head. The vote to behead him was 67 against and 68 for-
the ax fell thanks to one vote.
- 1776 - The new government of the United States chose the
English language over the German language by a margin of
- 1800 - When the results of the Electoral College votes
were opened by both Houses of Congress, there was a tie
vote for President between Thomas Jefferson and Aaton Burr.
That threw the election of' President into the House of
Representatives where Thomas Jefferson was elected our third
president by a one-vote margin.
- 1824-The U.S. House of Representatives elected John Quincy
Adams president over Andrew Jackson when one representative
from New York changed his vote.
- 1845 - Texas became the 28th state in the Union by one
- 1850 - California was admitted to the union by a margin
- 1859 – Oregon was admitted to the union by a margin of
- 1867 - The Alaska Purchase was ratified by just one vote.
- 1868 - One vote saved President Andrew Jackson from impeachment.
- 1912 – Less than one vote per precinct in one state elected
Woodrow Wilson President.
- 1960 - JFK Wins the election because he receives: 1 MORE
VOTE per precinct in Illinois (8,858 votes); 3 MORE
VOTES per precinct in Missouri (9,880 votes); 3 more votes
per precinct in New Jersey (22,091 votes). Without those
40,829 votes, the election goes to Nixon.
- 1962 – The Governors of Maine, Rhode Island, and North
Dakota were all elected by a margin of one vote per precinct.
- 1993 – The largest tax increase in history of America
was passed by one vote in the House of Representatives and
one vote in the Senate. Both votes were cast by Democrats.
So you can see by these examples your vote counts. Be sure
to vote in all elections.