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Voting is a Responsibility

 

A Microvote Infinity voting machineThe citizens, spelled taxpayers, of Clarksville have only one day left to vote for the candidate of their choice.  Many people believe the election has already been decided by early voting.  Not true. Your vote is important and it still counts. 

Has the candidate of your choice been convicted of assault?  Is your candidate a hit and run driver? Has your candidate for clerk written bad checks?  All of this information has been made available in the media.

There was an excellent voter guide Sunday in the The Leaf-Chronicle.  If you haven’t taken the time to educate yourself on the issues and the candidates this could assist you in making your decision. You say that you don’t subscribe to the local newspaper?  Then simply borrow your neighbor’s or a coworker’s.  Know who you are voting for and where they stand on the important issues.

Remember; if you don’t bother to vote, don’t bother to complain later!

See you at the polls!


About Charles Cook

    Dr. Charles Cook is the CEO of ADVOK8 Inc. The mission of ADVOK8 Inc. is to provide representation and assistance to individuals in the areas of Title II, VI, VII and the processing of complaints through the Office of Special Council, EEOC, Merit System Protection Board, Federal Labor Relations Authority, Labor Union Grievances, Federal Service Job Classification Appeals and other related Human Resource issues.
    Dr. Cook is a member of the Clarksville Human Relations Commission, President of Friends of Clarksville, Member of the Clarksville NAACP, Published Author, Aeromedical Pilot, a Distinguished Toastmaster, Retired US Army Officer, Vietnam Veteran and an Eagle Scout.
    Dr. Cook has an Associate Degree from Troy State in Applied Science, A BS Degree from APSU in Public Management, a Masters Degree from The University of Oklahoma in Human Relations, and a Doctorate in Religious Humanities from ULC and an Ordained Minister and Doctorate of Divinity. Dr. Cook has served as the President of the National Federation of Federal Employees in South Korea and the Chief Steward of AFGE Local 2022.
    Dr. Cook is married with two adult children and has lived in Clarksville TN for 22 years. He and his wife are co-owners of C-Bees, members of the Clarksville – Montgomery County Beekeepers Association, and Master Gardeners.

    Web Site: http://
    Email: advok8@charter.net

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