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Women's votes can change the nation


October 10, 2018


If you thought that your vote doesn’t matter, think again.

I’m writing to urge women to vote.

Over the previous times, we’ve witnessed a continual decline at both local and national elections.

If you see a need for change at any level of government, I implore you to vote. It’s our duty to be engaged as a citizen, especially in these challenging times.

I’m very fortunate to come from a long line of strong women. My great-great-grandmother, Martha Thompson, picketed the saloons in Sweet Home because of the dire need for safety. My great-grandmother, Lettie Sankey, served...

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