Okay young voters. Seriously. Let’s do this. The Times just put up an analysis of voter turnout in King County broken out by age. The moral of their story? Candidates should only focus on older voters because younger voters don’t matter. Literally.
Lack of anger.
Attention young people of Washington: this is exactly how we will continue to be treated until we turn ourselves around. Campaigns don’t talk to us because we don’t vote. In turn, we don’t vote because nobody is encouraging us too. It’s a cycle, it’s self-reinforcing, and it’s terrible.
We can’t count on other people or campaigns to do it for us. We have to make sure we’re flexing our electoral power and that campaigns have to talk to us seriously. That’s why the Bus exists. And we need you to be a part of this. Vote in this primary. Get your friends to vote in this primary. Lock in!
And young voters, remember: