Episode #49 Voting

Episode #51 Down Ballot Wimmer's Wilderness

In episode #51, we discuss Down Ballot. As elections come to a close Nov 3rd, it is essential to understand how down-ballot races impact our lives. It is more than just a Presidential election. Make sure you stick around till the end to play our quiz. You will have a chance to win our Wimmer’s Wilderness Mason glass drinking jar, recycled cardboard pen, and our very popular reusable/retractable drinking straw.
  1. Episode #51 Down Ballot
  2. Episode #50 The Presidency
  3. Episode #49 Voting
  4. Episode #48 Conversation with Conservation Made Simple President Cameron Winkler
  5. Episode #47 Education

In episode #49 of Wimmer’s Wilderness Podcast, we discuss voting in depth. We cover five main points.

Point #1 – Founding Fathers’ views and some local community views on who should vote.

Point #2 – How the first several national elections impacted voting,

Point #3 – Important dates in voting history with some help from historical voices of Sojourner Truth as read by Kerry Washington, Martin Luther King Jr, and LBJ.

Point #4 – Recent voting changes and issues. We use audio from a public Brookings Institute discussion regarding the 2013 Shelby County v. Holder.

Point # 5 – When does voting start and where to vote.We end our episode with our quiz and a chance to win some great prizes.

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Our regions, states, and countries are simply a collection of local communities working together. If we can make a positive change in our local communities, that will lead to better outcomes at the regional, state, and national levels.

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