The most trendy topic in india now a days is ‘Politics’ at every corner and else where peoples ear and mouth is in politcs as Lok Sabha 2014 Elections are nearby and there is a hurdle of race between several parties promoting their campaign to be successful for the formation of there government and you are either confused between the best party to be choosen among other or why should you vote as it doesnt play any crucial part in the election, therefore we would like to make all this thinks clear so that all your confusion should be vanished
Why Voting Is Important?
Voting is the best way to get one’s opinions heard, as it allows one to select the candidate who best represents their view or views. In this way, the voters’ future is decided by the decisions they make when voting. Voting also helps democracy to prevail and if people didn’t vote they would be ruled by someone who wouldn’t necessarily represent them or have the country’s interests at heart.
Voting is a very important civil right because its a legal and human right, privilege and responsibility. Voting in an election gives the public or the community power to determine their future leaders.
Whom Should You Vote This Election?
Which party will you vote for? It is a like you were dunked in water as a test; if you did not drown you were pronounced a sorceress and burnt at the stake. Whichever government you elect, the choice is not clear, clean, and comforting. By now you are sure to have suffered a sensory overload on the alternatives.
Elections present voters with important choices. Whether it is a local race that will affect your community or a national race that could change the direction of the country it is a time to consider the issues which you care about and decide which candidate you support. Therefore we suggest you to look out several factor before giving your valuable vote to any particular party as:
- Decide what you are looking for in a candidate.
- Jump to Find out about the candidates
- Jump to Gather materials about the candidates
- Jump to Evaluate candidates’ stands on issues
- Jump to Learn about the candidates’ leadership abilities
- Jump to Learn how other people view the candidate
- Jump to Sorting it all out
1. Decide what you are looking for in a candidate : Candidates can be judged in two ways: the positions they take on issues and the leadership qualities and experience they would bring to office. When you consider issues, think about community or national problems that you want people in government to address. When you consider leadership qualities, think about the characteristics you want in an effective leader.
2.Find out about the candidates : First find out which candidates are running in the race by going to Smart Voter. and also lookout for the candidate background, education, and achievements in life, as they count a lot to tell that how a candidate may perform after win
3.Gather materials about the candidates: Collect any information you can find on the candidates. search on internet read the newspaper, and believe one thing that never believe on somemone mouth words about a candidate, get yourself clear with the actual data and dont be judgemental at first sight.
4.Evaluate candidates’ stands on issues : As you read the materials you collect, keep a record. Do the materials give you an overall impression of the candidates? What specific conclusions can you draw about the candidates’ stand on issues?
5.Learn about the candidates’ leadership abilities : Decide if a candidate will be a good leader is difficult. How can you know if someone will be honest, open or able to act under pressure if elected to office? Here are some ways to read between the lines as you evaluate the candidates’ leadership qualities.
- Look at the candidates’ background and their experience.
- Observe the candidates’ campaigns. Do they accept speaking engagements before different groups – even those groups that might not be sympathetic? Do they accept invitations to debate?
- Review the campaign materials. As you read the materials and watch the campaign develop.
6.Learn how other people view the candidate : Now that you have accumulated information from campaigns and other sources, you will want to learn what other people think about the candidates. Their opinions can help to clarify your own views, but do not discount you own informed judgments. You may be the most careful observer of all!
7.Sorting it all out : Review the information in your Candidate Report Card and compare all the candidates. Ask yourself these final questions:
- Which candidate’s view on the issues do you agree with the most?
- Who ran the fairest campaign?
- Which candidate demonstrated the most knowledge on the issues?
- Which candidate has the leadership qualities you are looking for?
Is the choice clear? If so, pick a candidate.