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The types of voters on Election Day - as 'The Office' GIFs

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The types of voters on Election Day - as 'The Office' GIFs

Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

Photo by Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

The Office is one of those TV series that I believe is expertly relatable because it uses a mockumentary-style setup of filming. We get to see people's 'everyday lives' in an office, their emotions, different personalities, and perspectives on the situations they are presented with.

In the thrills of this election year, here is a compiled list of the types of voters within America, through the lens of Dunder Mifflin's finest.


The 'I have years of experience' voter

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Voting is of the utmost importance to this type of person. Experienced voters are the type of people to be poll workers, actively watch the news, or attend many elections. It doesn't matter if it's at the state or national level; they want to be available to their government.

The first time-voter

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Even though it could be a little nerve-wracking at times because you may not know how to go about it, being a first-time voter is exciting! As soon as you walk into your local polling center, all you need to do is bring your ID, sign your name on a touch screen tablet ( my home town does this), and then you're given a ballot to fill out.

You'll get an "I Voted" sticker, which is all the confirmation you need to know that you are among many American people to express their right to vote in an election.

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The 'I'm not impressed' voter

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I'd be guilty if I said I was never this type of voter. These voters generally dislike the long lines, the drama surrounding elections, and perhaps even the government's inner workings. Despite this, they still take the time to go to the polls because it is a privilege.

The "I did all the research known to man' voter


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This voter is the type of person to do all the research they possibly can to be well informed of the candidates' stances, voting without hesitation.

The 'I had no time to vote, but I'm still here' voter


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It doesn't matter if this person is in school, has a full-time job, or prior engagements that can prevent them from voting. They still make time in their schedule to pull through!

The 'oh my goodness, it's 8:55 p.m., and the poll closes at 9 p.m.' voter

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This is the type of voter to evidently wait until the very last minute on Election Day to cast their vote at the polls or send in a ballot. Vote as early as possible can so that your vote matters!

The best ways to show people closest to you that they are heard and appreciated

Everyone that is close to us wants to be heard in their relationship. It's for a good reason, too.

Strong relationships necessitate open lines of communication

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Strong relationships rely onl open lines of communication. Being a better communicator may appear daunting, but it's actually only a matter of honing a crucial skill: listening.

It appears to be straightforward. We (mostly) listen to our loved one's queries, opinions, anecdotes, gripes, and helpful suggestions. But how frequently do we actually pay attention?

We often register that they're chatting on the surface, waiting for our time to jump in and say what we want. Something has to be done about it.

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Peta and Staffies: Why the call to eradicate the breed has to end

Peta has called for Staffordshire Bull Terriers to be sterilised, claiming it's the best thing for the breed. But shouldn't the focus be on irresponsible owners, not the dogs?

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Once again Peta (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) - a charity that claims to protect animals, is pushing for Staffordshire Bull Terriers - a loyal, loving family dog, to be eradicated.

In 2018, during a government consultation of the Dangerous Dog Act 1991, the charity called for Staffies to be added to it claiming, at the time, that it was, 'best for the dog.' If they had been, it would have made it illegal to own the breed in the UK.

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