With the 2020 primary election in full-swing, voting is top of mind for a lot of us (even more so than normal). We thought it’d be a good idea to provide a quick overview of the unique considerations that military families should have in mind when registering to vote.
As military families, our values of duty and respect for authority are some of our strengths. We accept the mission and follow the orders, wherever they may take us.
There are many military spouses who may be hesitant to get involved in anything “too political” for fear of hurting their service member’s career. After all, aren’t there rules in the military about not doing that sort of thing?
There’s an exciting election taking place this year, and you’re all ready to vote! You’ve updated your registration, you’ve studied the candidates, you’ve made a plan to get to the polls. But what about your family? Your friends? Are they ready to vote?
The first time I heard a campaign use the term canvassing, I smiled and nodded — and proceeded to Google “what is canvassing?” on my phone when the staffer wasn’t looking.