Some mid-Missourians say they feel like being involved in politics is critically important. To find out what drives them, we're asking people about their political motivation and involvement. We will be periodically posting responses in our From Readers section.
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Caitlin Steffen from the community outreach team was at a Mizzou Republicans meeting earlier this semester and asked people there about their political motivations. Here are some of their responses.
"I believe it's good to be involved and be an informed voter because your decision could affect the outcome of many people’s lives. And you should know who you’re voting for; you should know what they stand for." — Derrick Price, MU junior
We want to hear what you have to say. Please send us your motivations for being politically involved by filling out the form below or emailing us your response to submissions@ColumbiaMissourian.com. We're looking for a diverse set of answers — long or short, broad or specific — from people of all political persuasions. If there's someone you'd like to hear from, let us know or pass the invitation along.
This story is part of a section of the Missourian called From Readers, which is dedicated to your voices and your stories. We hope you'll consider sharing. Here's how. Supervising Editor is Joy Mayer.