The importance we place on voting says a lot about how much we value our shared community. 

Americans aren't the world's best voters, but how much do individuals value the sacred right to vote that people fought and died for? Let's find out. Get a few pieces of poster board, a big magic marker, some people (they often can be found at the mall, Wal-Mart, or Mickey Ds) and poll at least ten citizens on the following question: How much would you sell your permanent right to vote for? Do not pay them! Photograph the vote sellers holding a poster with the monetary amount they think their vote is worth and then record them explaining their statement. Share their photographs and your thoughts about how much Americans value democracy. 

*Alternate lab
Contact your local board of elections, set up a voter registration drive in your community, and document your results.

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