People say if you don’t vote you shouldn’t complain, but really, you should vote and complain, preferably directly to your elected officials. That means you’re engaged with your government and fulfilling part of your civil duty.

Brazoria County residents will see a much longer ballot than they’re used to during this election. May’s Municipal Election was delayed due to the pandemic, so it is combined with Nov. 3’s General Election.

This editorial was written by Maddy McCarty, assistant managing editor of The Facts.

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Still no early voting in Sweeny. We pay taxes too.

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