Facts over Fear: Take the opportunity to vote this Election Day

Produced By: - November 6, 2023 8:27 pm

If you were given one opportunity to say something meaningful about something that means a lot to you would you take it? I’m betting you would. Many of us have that opportunity on Tuesday.

It’s election day here in Pennsylvania.

On the ballot: Judgeships, city and county councils, and more. And here in the Western part of the state, a really important race for Allegheny County Executive between Democrat Sara Innamorato and Republican Joe Rockey.

I had the opportunity to talk with both of them during my show on KDKA radio this past weekend. If you’re still making up your mind, you can listen to the candidates share their positions.

The conversations were unfiltered and went on without those annoying timers in debates.

If you happen to be one of the fortunate few who believe their life is going well, and you don’t need to vote, I ask you to consider voting for your family, your friends, your community. Think about how your vote can help the most vulnerable in your communities. Who would be that candidate on your ballot? As we know with these local races, your vote does make a difference.

And yes, I know I’m geeking out over election day. But I am a committed voter. I have voted in every cycle since I became eligible to vote when I was 18 because I recognize that in the face of fear, we have the ability to activate and to create the future we want for ourselves and communities.

Exercise your inalienable right this Tuesday. We are the ones we are waiting for.

And that, my friends, is a fact.

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Natalie Bencivenga
Natalie Bencivenga

Natalie Bencivenga is a socially conscious journalist and hosts a weekly show on KDKA radio in Pittsburgh. Follow her on Instagram at NatalieBencivenga.


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