You might have noticed we’ve been talking about voting a little more around here lately. It’s not just because we’ve been Pinning our reasons for heading to the polls; It’s more about starting the conversation within ourselves — and with our kids — about why it’s so important to exercise this right, this November and in elections to come.
By showing up, casting a ballot, and making yourself heard, you can support initiatives and leaders that will enact the changes you hope to see in your country and your community. Click through to read more about what Babble bloggers have to say about why they vote — their answers are surprising, heartwarming, and most of all, inspiring.
Read more about why we vote after the jump!
Ready to join the conversation? Learn how to create your own “Why I Vote” Pinterest board here — your submissions could be repinned by the First Lady herself!
The purpose of these collaborations is to promote civic engagement and provoke conversation around the presidential election; Babble welcomes open participation and discussion of personal and political beliefs. Babble is not affiliated with nor does it endorse a specific political party or campaign. Both the Romney team and the Obama team were invited to work with Babble.