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MontanaMama

(23,432 posts)
Tue Nov 7, 2023, 12:09 PM Nov 2023

Who has a kiddo voting for the first time in this election?

I see a few of you here: https://www.democraticunderground.com/100218433907

My son voted for the first time today. We voted for city council and mayor. Our mayoral race is going to be tight. One of our choices is funded by the National Organization of Realtors and that’s something that has young people in our city paying attention. Housing is unaffordable here. With single family homes selling for over $700k on average, it is possible that my son will never be able to buy a home in the city he was born and raised. That along with our ever increasing homeless population were the issues my kiddo was focused on.

What were the issues/policies/ideas that your kids were voting for/against?

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Who has a kiddo voting for the first time in this election? (Original Post) MontanaMama Nov 2023 OP
Wow. I had no idea real estate was so high up there! CrispyQ Nov 2023 #1
Bozeman, MT has an average home value of 1.1 million. MontanaMama Nov 2023 #2

CrispyQ

(36,815 posts)
1. Wow. I had no idea real estate was so high up there!
Tue Nov 7, 2023, 12:24 PM
Nov 2023

Wait till the southwest dries up & they're all looking for a new place to live. The smart ones are getting out now.

Our house is small, tiny by today's standards, but in a nice location with shopping & hiking close by. There's no way we could afford to buy our house today on social security. Almost every week we get offers in the mail, we'll pay you cash today! Ha ha, yeah, a fraction of what it's worth.

Hoping to see lots of youth at the polls from here on out! No one has more vested in the future than young people!

MontanaMama

(23,432 posts)
2. Bozeman, MT has an average home value of 1.1 million.
Tue Nov 7, 2023, 12:37 PM
Nov 2023

I think we have the Yellowstone series to thank for that. Even though a lot of it is filmed on this side of the state. I could not afford to buy my home if I had to today.

Yes, I hope young folks flood the the polls! We need them and they need to be heard.

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