An artful plea on why we can’t afford to sit this election out.

Photo by Aaron McNeile at a BLM Peaceful Protest in Tampa, Florida, June 2020.

When I heard the news that only a third of people voted in my county during last week’s primary race — and it was the highest turnout in almost 20 years — I was appalled. Shocked. Angry. I anticipate voter turnout will be higher in November for the big election. However, it is our right as citizens to vote. Hundreds of people from decades past have fought for my right to vote. It…