Not voting akin to dishonouring war heroes

Failing to vote in elections is a spite against democracy

A municipal election will be held tomorrow (Nov. 19). Are we going to have the same turnout as in Victoria’s Johnson Street bridge referendum last year, when only 26 per cent voted while 74 per cent twiddled their thumbs?

This past week we observed Remembrance Day, in honour of the people who fought for democracy and for our right to self-determination.

I hope there will be 100 per cent voter turnout this time. If not, we would be once again dishonouring those who gave up their lives to preserve our democratic rights. Please vote.

Alexander Schmid

Victoria