October 11, 2012 | volume 116, issue 25

If you don’t participate, don’t complain

Write to the Point

We’re nearing the midpoint of October in an election year. With the myriad issues that face our nation and our state, voters are engaged and turnout is expected to be high.

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Hopefully, most citizens recognize the importance of voting, of participating in this funny little democracy we call America. Nearly everybody knows who they’re voting for in the presidential election, and hopefully folks here in Eastern Washington know who they’ll send to the other Washington and to Olympia to represent them.

Voting is important, and I’ll be happy to see a high voter turnout in the big electio...

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