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On National Voter Registration Day, we asked CTA members on InstagramWhy do you vote? Here are some of their responses!

1. To make a difference and do my part to create change.

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2. I vote because my vote matters!

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3. Because others don’t, so my voice is LOUDER!


4. Helllllllo democracy!!

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5. Because my students’ lives depend on it.

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