Pulse of the Voters: First-time voters speak out

Pulse of the Voters: First-time voters speak out

LLOYD The 2020 election comes at a pivotal time in U.S. history. A raging pandemic, a polarized electorate and a contentious Congress all combine to make Nov. 3, 2020, a date that will live on in memory. For a new generation of voters, just turned 18, it will be the first opportunity to take part in the democratic process. With that in mind, The Daily Independent met with a group of first-time voters who aired their thoughts on the presidential election. They are Auston Clarkson, Adam Lemaster, Ellee Hunt and Andrew Nicely, all seniors at Greenup County High School, and all four plan to vote for incumbent Donald Trump over his challenger, former vice president Joe Biden. Here are the questions we asked, and their answers: Who will you vote for in the 2020 presidential election, and what is your chief reason for your choice? Clarkson: I have to vote for Donald Trump. I am a Republican and so far he has stuck to most of the stuff he said he was going to do, and I can’t see anything he has done wrong in this four years he has already been president. Lemaster: I plan to vote for Donald Trump in this election. I picked him as the candidate I’m going to vote for mainly based on my stance on the Constitution. From my perspective, it seems that the Democratic Party and its candidate for this election no longer has the reverence for the Constitution and I feel […]

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