Some Voters Happy To Cast Their Ballots

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(Sacramento, CA)
Wednesday, June 7, 2006

At a polling place in the Pocket-Greenhaven neighborhood, voter Michelle Arnoux says it was important for her to vote:

I want my voice to be heard.

Fellow voter Ynhi Enzler became a U.S. citizen after moving here from Vietnam:

I believe in democracy in this country, so I try to do my part.
Alberto Deberrena, who also became a U.S. citizen, after moving here from Spain, feels the same way about voting:

It is very important.  That’s how democracies get to stay democracies.

Perhaps many Sacramento County residents did not have such strong feelings.  The county registrar was only predicting a 40 to 45 percent turnout.
Ellen Ciurczak, KXJZ News.