Pot Matters: The Secret

Did you vote?Consider this: Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election because millions of voters who went to the polls to elect Barrack Obama in 2008 and 2012 did not go to the polls to vote in 2016.When people don’t vote, they leave important decisions for the people who do vote to decide.More people voted for some form of marijuana legalization in eight of the nine states where such a proposal was on the ballot. The exception was Arizona, where legalization lost with 48 percent of voters in favor and 52 percent of voters opposed. Note the details of that tally, and the words “of voters.” Arizona has 4,738,332 eligible voters but the total ballots counted in this year’s Arizona election was 2,670,000. In other words, only 56.3 percent of the voters in Arizona went to the polls to vote this year.Nationally, voters 18 to 29 made up 19 percent of voters in the 2016 election. Per the United States Election Project, in the 2012 election this age group accounted for 15.5 percent of...



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