2018 Midterm Project
This Midterm election in 2018 is perhaps the most important election in the history of the United States. Due to the circumstances we are in with the Trump administration there is a lot on the line for the country, most importantly our Democracy! My goals for this page and blog is to reach out to my generation and to get them out and voting. In 2016 voters in the age range of 18–29 only voted 46.1% compared to the elderly voters at 70.9%. For people who have the most to look forward to in life and will outlive the elderly, elections and voting should be the highest concern in their daily life. However, as the 2016 presidential election showed half of us cared to show up to the polls and give our input to how we want to be governed.
My first goal in this project is to get as many people as I can to register to vote, its easy and doesn’t take much of your time. I’ve timed myself and registered in less than 4 minutes! There should be no excuses, you can click here to register in California to vote.
The next goal is to make sure after you are registered to vote, you show up to the polls and vote on November 6th! To reach this goal I will be posting entries, videos, and surveys on issues in my local city of Costa Mesa and Orange County. These entries will include interviews with people running for office or who are current representatives as well as information to help with deciding who you would vote for.
By the end of this project I hope to inform my generation and any open ears of what is going on in their cities; and most importantly to vote in the midterms in 2018.