July 21st, 2008
04:35 PM ET
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What does politics mean to you?

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(CNN)–We want your take on this historic election. In ten words or less (yes, we're counting) please add a comment below or send us an iReport video or audio recording of yourself describing what you see your role being in this election, why you vote, or what politics and this election means to you. In adding your comment below, be sure to include your email address (which will remain unpublished). We will contact the finalists whose quotes will be used in a new promotional campaign and in turn receive a CNN=Politics swag bag (read: free stuff).

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  1. Bud

    To me, politics means I don't have to watch baseball.

    July 21, 2008 06:05 pm at 6:05 pm |
  2. Amy, Japan

    Freedom, rights, responsibility – voting means I take nothing for granted.

    July 21, 2008 06:08 pm at 6:08 pm |
  3. Dan , TX

    For the first time, a leader for the future, Obama.

    July 21, 2008 06:09 pm at 6:09 pm |
  4. William

    The issues in this nation and the people fixing them.

    July 21, 2008 06:10 pm at 6:10 pm |
  5. Lynn

    DNC help by media robbed us of the best candidate.

    July 21, 2008 06:12 pm at 6:12 pm |
  6. TonyinKentucky

    Politics is the art of the possible and the science of government.

    July 21, 2008 06:14 pm at 6:14 pm |
  7. Michele Hussein, Oregon

    Refining future leaders; ushering hopeful action vs. greed and self-interest.

    Obama '08 !!!!

    July 21, 2008 06:14 pm at 6:14 pm |
  8. dumpmccain/the realmccain

    1) how dumb a lot of Americans are
    2) the hope we could do better
    thats what they mean to me

    July 21, 2008 06:14 pm at 6:14 pm |
  9. Pat

    Doesn't matter who wins, we'll all loose in the end.

    July 21, 2008 06:19 pm at 6:19 pm |
  10. Adam Sommer

    The right for everyone to be proud of being wrong.

    July 21, 2008 06:21 pm at 6:21 pm |
  11. Johnny Nixon

    Politics means that you can give information to the enemy and still run for President.

    July 21, 2008 06:23 pm at 6:23 pm |
  12. Chuck

    232 years after we won independence from Great Britain, I get to vote for someone who looks like me.

    I am so proud of my country right now.

    Thank you.

    July 21, 2008 06:32 pm at 6:32 pm |
  13. Jenny, Rio Vista, CA

    With Obama, the world will see America as a leader.

    July 21, 2008 06:34 pm at 6:34 pm |
  14. Ron in Los Angeles

    "Politics" and "Voting" helps keep a "...Government by the people."

    July 21, 2008 06:35 pm at 6:35 pm |
  15. nancy

    it means someone serving others, speak for them and work for them... it better be.

    July 21, 2008 06:38 pm at 6:38 pm |
  16. Helemai

    Somewhere over the horizon is a timeline for political change,

    July 21, 2008 06:41 pm at 6:41 pm |
  17. Addis

    The mechanism to lead people to the very right direction.

    July 21, 2008 06:42 pm at 6:42 pm |
  18. conservative

    Good lord ,get it over with!

    July 21, 2008 06:47 pm at 6:47 pm |
  19. Lew In Atlanta

    Obama = Socialism
    McCain = Out of Touch

    July 21, 2008 06:51 pm at 6:51 pm |
  20. Frankie

    I don't know the full definition of politics, but I am grateful for one thing, term limits.

    Obama in '08

    July 21, 2008 06:59 pm at 6:59 pm |
  21. Sheina

    It means courage to do good for all Americans.

    July 21, 2008 07:00 pm at 7:00 pm |
  22. Suzanne

    Forget polls and pundits I make up my own mind

    July 21, 2008 07:01 pm at 7:01 pm |
  23. Annette, Washington, DC

    Change!

    July 21, 2008 07:02 pm at 7:02 pm |
  24. MyFinalNerve

    "All fired up and, ready to evolve!"

    July 21, 2008 07:03 pm at 7:03 pm |
  25. Rave

    Politics and Politicians are very important, until some politician calls me a whiner and that I belong to a nation of whiners.
    OBAMA (2008 -16)

    July 21, 2008 07:03 pm at 7:03 pm |
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