The midterms had record voter turnout. Should Snapchat get credit?


My partner's arms are longer than mine, so, on election day this year, I made him take the #IVoted selfie. 

Now, I'm not one for selfies, usually. But I decided to share my act of civic participation on social media earlier this month for two reasons. First, because I was genuinely jazzed to vote. It was my first time doing so in person! It was exciting! And second, I'd just learned that posting photos with sticker proof of your buy-in to the democratic system is actually an impactful way to encourage others to vote. 

Apparently, I wasn't alone in my enthusiasm. 

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