Why I Vote: Andrea Lightfoot

Welcome to our series to highlight why our friends and colleagues vote.

Andrea Lightfoot, Senior Benefits Analyst

Andrea votes so that she can express her opinions and feel like she is part of bigger decisions.

“The Environment and healthcare tie for first place of the issues most important to me,” said Andrea.

And for anyone wondering if it is worth taking the time to vote, Andrea says: “I think it is our duty as Americans to vote. It is a great privilege to live in a country that allows our voices to be heard and it is important that we all do our part.”

For more information about this year’s elections, a wide coalition of Arizona medical associations came together to build a non-partisan website focused on health care issues, including voting records and more.  Check it out at www.azvoteforhealthcare.org. Early ballots can still be requested from the County Recorder (www.recorder.pima.gov/earlyreq.aspx) until 5 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26. You can examine the ballot at your leisure in the privacy of your home. When the ballot is completed, you can put it in the white ballot affidavit envelope, which must be signed by the voter, placed in the yellow postage-paid return envelope and mailed back to the Pima County Recorder’s office. 

For those who want to vote the old-fashioned way, or who want to turn in their early ballots at the polling place, Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 6, from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m.


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