My American Citizen's Interview

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Hello, I'm hardworking_introduction and this is my final piece!

Name: Barbara Whinfrey

Age: 34

Occupation: Nail Salon Artist

What matters to you in the upcoming election? I want immigrants to stop coming into the country and filling up this state so building a wall is a very good idea. I also think taxes should be lowered.

How many electoral votes is the state you live in worth? 15

How does your state usually vote? Democrat

Who do you plan to vote for? Donald Trump

Could you be president yourself one day? Legally I can, but I dont plan on becoming president anytime soon.

How powerful do you feel your vote is? -------x---------------------------

Can you tell me a bit about yourself?

Hello, I am Barbara Whinfrey. I am 34 and I live in L.A. I work as a nail artist in a nail salon- I paint nails and I specialise in acrylics and marble designs. In fact, I'm working on a new, industrially strong gel acrylic for any weather and temperature. I plan to vote for Donald Trump tomorrow.

How do you feel about tomorrow's election?

Hmm... I not entirely sure how to feel. I'm not too bothered about the election to be honest - I just want the rioting and fuss to be over! It's quite nerve-racking as there's so much fake news about the candidates. A middle-aged woman came into my salon yesterday, saying Trump had had a heart attack after reading a conspiracy news article about his ongoing symptons! It's all lies, I'll tell you. All just lies!

Why should people vote tomorrow?

No-one has to vote, especially if they're confused and don't know who to vote for - like me - but it is important because the future of our country could depend on your vote, and you don't want to be represented by a bad leader or someone whose opinions you disagree with. We need to stop this "climate change" nonsense.

How powerful do you think your vote is?

I really don't think my vote has much power at all: Firstly, one vote isnt going to make a big difference or change the outcome of the future president. Secondly, I live in a democratic state worth 15 electoral points so my single republican vote is insignificant and won't change anything.

Can you explain why some people might not vote?

Some people, like my daughter, are under the age of 18 so are not allowed to vote. Other people, like ex-felons are legally not allowed to vote and some people may not be interested or don't care about voting.

What about the presidency? Would you ever run for president? Why?

I would never run for as I am not educated enough in the law and I would not enjoy the pressure and authority. I have never been particularly interested, bothered or passionate about law or presidency. It is certainly NOT my forté, whereas stunning, sparkly long nails ARE!

How do you feel about the voting system in America?

I definitely don't think it is fair as people like me who vote republican but live in a democratic state (or vice versa) have barely any impact on the president. Also, ex-felons and criminals should have the right to say and vote for their country's leader. Thank-you very much for interviewing me, it's been an honour!

Thank you for reading my final piece,

hardworking_introduction

P.S. These are not my real views!

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