July 21st, 2008
04:35 PM ET
6 years ago

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 In adding your comment below, be sure to include your email address (which will remain unpublished).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. Peter of Oregon

    An ancient method of progressing in society; our human birthright.

    July 18, 2008 10:40 am at 10:40 am |
  2. Danel

    Electing a strong leader of the free world. Strong enough to follow the interest of his/her country before others.

    July 18, 2008 10:41 am at 10:41 am |
  3. Willow, from Iowa

    Unity instead of division, hope for a bipartisan effort

    July 18, 2008 10:44 am at 10:44 am |
  4. sherry cansler

    2008? elephant or donkey, hope versus cynicism; responsibility vs influence....

    July 18, 2008 10:47 am at 10:47 am |
  5. L

    Popularity contest, money, doubt, lies.

    July 18, 2008 10:48 am at 10:48 am |
  6. NPA

    My freedom to dream, believe, and hope depends on it.

    July 18, 2008 10:52 am at 10:52 am |
  7. Jan

    "American Idol" vs. senility. Hillary Clinton loses to unqualified opponent.

    July 18, 2008 10:53 am at 10:53 am |
  8. Phil, FL

    Media spin and ad nauseum sound bytes taken out of context.

    July 18, 2008 10:53 am at 10:53 am |
  9. Saad from NJ

    Comedy with a lot of consequence, sometimes good, sometimes bad.

    July 18, 2008 10:56 am at 10:56 am |
  10. Susan, Nebraska

    Politics is corrupt, buying your way into office with the help of even more corrupt media.

    July 18, 2008 10:58 am at 10:58 am |
  11. Isai Damier, Florida

    Engineer: My accomplishments by 2013 depend on policies concerning science.

    July 18, 2008 10:59 am at 10:59 am |
  12. Can we just be American?

    Respect, Unity, Peace, Change, bring troops home, changing domestic issues...

    July 18, 2008 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  13. v.a.

    The ultimate conversation killer at parties!!!

    July 18, 2008 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  14. royalld

    Everything is political. Politics is the science of human commuication.

    July 18, 2008 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  15. We're NOT "your friends"!!!

    New direction for future vs. same old same old (maybe worse)!

    July 18, 2008 11:00 am at 11:00 am |
  16. A Teacher in America

    My Role? Lighting the "get involved" fire in young Americans!

    July 18, 2008 11:06 am at 11:06 am |
  17. Michelle - Nebraska

    Voting responsibly to ensure my childrens and grandchildrens American future.

    July 18, 2008 11:13 am at 11:13 am |
  18. Sandy - PA

    Time to throw out the oil men ruining our country.

    July 18, 2008 11:14 am at 11:14 am |
  19. Kaluna

    Disillusioned, disgusted, dismayed, disenfranchised Michigan former Democrat.

    July 18, 2008 11:14 am at 11:14 am |
  20. JDC // Ohio

    With exception of Reagan, I have voted for lesser of evils all my life!

    July 18, 2008 11:16 am at 11:16 am |
  21. Watermann

    I am 60, know all the old stuff, the world has changed and needs a change.

    July 18, 2008 11:18 am at 11:18 am |
  22. Crush Rush

    It means alot of BS to me and more of the same old lies.

    July 18, 2008 11:18 am at 11:18 am |
  23. GLEN

    A TAXPAYER VOTING FOR A PROFESSIONAL POLITICIAN IS LIKE A CHICKEN VOTING FOR COL. SANDERS

    July 18, 2008 11:19 am at 11:19 am |
  24. Patty

    Politics/politicians are only there for self interst, power and money, not for the people.

    July 18, 2008 11:19 am at 11:19 am |
  25. Mike T

    Who's checking the Diebold machines this time?

    July 18, 2008 11:20 am at 11:20 am |
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