In case you’ve been living under a rock, today is election day in the U. S of A – and we’re super excited for the possibilities that this hotly contested presidential election brings. If you are anything like most Americans, you’ve probably been following this election in the news, online, and on SNL, and you probably realize the monumental changes this election could bring to US politics. Now, more than any other time, it is crucial that you exercise your right as a citizen to have a say in our democracy – so go vote right now! We hope you have gone to the polls already, or are making plans to go later today. If you think your vote doesn’t really matter, just think back to the 2000 presidential election where we ended up with the George W. Bush disaster for eight years, based on 537 contested ballots in Florida. Just think, if a few hundred more people had gotten out to vote (or if a few hundred voting booths had worked properly), we might have ended up with Al Gore as president. And just think how different things would be today if that were the case. Think of what a better state our environment would be in today if Gore had won in 2000.

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