Letters to the Editor

Political involvement

No wonder it seems as if our country is falling apart.

There were 26,345 votes were cast in the Washington state Democratic caucuses Saturday. As of January, Washington had 3,973,623 active registered voters.

That’s a voter turnout of less than 7 percent!

Hawaii, the state some call “the state that doesn’t vote” and with a population one-fifth the size of Washington had more people caucus than Washington (33,716)!

Alaska’s caucuses were decided by exactly 539 people.

Welcome to a most disheartening, disgusting display of representative democracy.

Being angry doesn’t solve anything. Instead of getting angry, get involved!

Kevin Leja, Bellingham

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