How important is one vote
In 1645, one vote gave Oliver Cromwell control of England
In 1649, one vote caused Charles I of England to be executed
In 1776, one vote gave America the English language instead of German
In 1845, one vote brought Texas into the Union
In 1868, one vote saved President Andrew Johnson from impeachment
In 1876, one vote gave Rutherford B. Hayes the presidency of the United States
In 1923, one vote gave Adolf Hitler leadership of the Nazi Party
In 1941, one vote saved Selective Service – just one week before Pearl Harbor was attacked.
In 1960, just one vote per precinct elected John F. Kennedy to president
In 2000, the difference in the total vote in the state of Florida in the Presidential race between George W. Bush and Al Gore was less than on-half of one percent. A recount was mandated by the Secretary of State. George W. Bush received the electoral votes from Florida. He won the election by 1 electoral vote, 270 were needed he received 271.
Voting propels our nation forward by keeping democracy a priority. Be a part of the movement and exercise your right to vote on Tuesday, November 8th, remember one vote makes a difference.