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Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Believing in the Political Process

“Down here, a graduation from college is a moment of celebration and pride. Lately, I have discovered that same pride from those who have voted for the first time.”
-Michael Siefert
Priest at San Felipe de Jesus,
a Roman Catholic church he helped found in Cameron Park

The elections provide an opportunity to voice our hopes and aspirations. On Election Day 2008, four essayists explore their beliefs in the democratic process — from finding the power of the vote to seeking common ground in a divisive political climate.

Listen to Michael Siefert's essay on NPR. Click here.


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