10/12/2012 04:08 pm ET Updated Oct 18, 2012

The Importance Of Voting (WATCH)

I can still remember the first election I was eligible to vote in -- I was so excited! No matter who you vote for, it's important that you take advantage of this important American right. A surprisingly low number of Americans went to the polls in the 2008 presidential election -- only 61%! How are you going to get involved in this election? How can we get more Americans to vote?

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