Get Out and Vote Posted in: Opinions It is your constitutional right as a citizen of the United States of America to vote in every election—city, school board, county, state and United States. It is my personal opinion that some candidates want to raise the minimum wage to $15. That is about double what it is today. This sounds great to those who make minimum wage or less, but it is a way that candidates think they will get more votes. It is my opinion that this jump in wages will cause more people to lose their jobs or go from full time to part time due to the ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!