Tomorrow is an important day in that we, the voting citizens of Imperial County, will have the opportunity to flex our power. There are several key elections and it is our chance to send clear messages to our civic and school leaders through the choices we make at the ballot boxes.
It's essential that people vote. Too often, we fear, people lose sight of just how important it is to vote in our representative democracy. It is not just a right, it is a privilege and it is a power.
When our leaders are elected we are giving them a great deal of power over our lives. We hope they use the power carefully and wisely and to the best interests of those they serve. But the key element is we give them that power. To do that, we need to exercise our power carefully, wisely and effectively.
The only way to do that is to vote. We urge you not to relinquish that power. Your vote counts. You can make a difference.