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How To Change Members Of Congress Without Changing Your Present Political Party

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Beginning May 1, 2010, our National primary elections will soon be underway to select a Democrat, Republican, or Independent political party member to be a member of our U. S. Congress within the present Congressional District in your State.

Historic primary voting patterns over previous years also suggest that the turnout of voters during this political party primary election process is very low when compared to the November general election for President. In addition, the cost for supporting or electing a new member for the U. S. Congress or Senate to represent you and your political party during this primary election process is less due to the low voter turnout over this period. It will also be voter turnout that will determine if a freshman congressional candidate will be sent to the House or Senate to represent you.Should you desire a new face or leadership in the House or Senate from your State, the primary electionwill beyour best bet.
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American voters should also take into consideration that the political mood throughout this nation during the present primary election year of 2010 is now at an all time low in relation to the political job performances of both major political parties who are now representing their constituents in Washington D. C.--and this mood factor alone could eventually propel a new generation politician to replace the old guard that exists in Washington D. C. today. To enhance this theory, a poll that was published on Monday April 19, 2010 from the Pew Research Centerrevealedthat4 out of5 Americans say they don't trust the federal government and have little faith it can solve America's ills, the survey found. This is awesome, but also disturbing.

It is therefore apparent that the present political wind today suggests that a majority of the American people are not satisfied with their present Congress members and desire a change. I therefore suggest that true change will only come with new faces and new ideas, and the only recourse to achieve this change is where the new political faces are--and the only place to find these new faces is in the primary election process prior to the November of this year. In essence, a voter will be providing this needed change by voting for a different person who is also associated within the voter's present political party affiliation.

I also suggest that if your State political party does not have a "freshman" political party candidate to challenge any incumbent who is now in the present Congress or Senate during this primary voting season, it is highly recommended that you find a local politician, school teacher, union member, Mayor, Governor, State Attorney General, election precinct worker, U. S. Veteran--or anyone elsethat you possibly could support andthen notify your Local or State political party to placethis candidate on the election primary ballot.Another possible alternative would be a "write in" campaign for a candidate of your choice by writing his or her name on the primary ballot. This technique has not produced many results in the past, but there is always a first time for anything.

Independent Votersare the key to political change in this Nation, but in some States, Independent Party voters are not permitted to vote in a Republican or Democrat primary for Congress even though there is no Independent candidate on the primary ballot even though they are forced to obey the laws that are enforced on them bymajor party candidates. What is puzzling in regard to this entire primary election process is that Independent voters are permitted to vote for any major party candidate during the election for President in this Nation. However, many Independent voters today have recently established a loophole for themselves in regard to State primary regulations that will permit Independents to vote "legally" in State primary elections--bychanging their present voter registration from Independent to Republican or Democrat "prior" to any State primary election day so that they can exercise their right to vote for whomever they please.Italso would be feasible for any Independent voter to check with their local election board in regard tothe timing dates regarding their Statere-registration process.
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Afterthe Independentvoter has participated in the State primary process, they simply re-register as an Independent once again at some point in time after the election has been concluded.In fact, there is no existing law to my knowledge that can compel any citizen to remain in a certain political party in this Nation simply because it would be unconstitutional to do so under the "Freedom of Choice" or "Freedom of Expression" concept. Is it an inconvenience for our American voters? In my opinion it certainly is. However,I also believe that a person's right to vote should prevail over any type of inconvenience no matter what the circumstances may be to insure that democracy prevails at home and also abroad. Therefore, the "Freedom of "Choice" is now yours during this upcoming primary election and beyond.
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Leon is, and always has been, a yellow dog Democrat. He is also a Korea War Veteran and is a retired 76 year old Senior Citizen. He has also been active within his State campaigning for various Democrat candidates during his younger years and has (more...)
 

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