So I am not gonna vote for any of them.
I hear this a lot.
And it's wrong. The candidates may not be all that great. But one is better than the other. No two pols are exactly equal. And if you want to call yourself a citizen, it is your job to figure out which one is better and vote for him/her.
Up here, you can get to see the candidates face-to-face. And it is amazing how much you can learn in just a few minutes face-to-face. This election year, the candidates are out looking to meet voters. I was at the Lancaster county fair just yesterday. Seems like you couldn't turn around without bumping into candidates or incumbents. I saw Maggie Hassan, Andrew Hemingway, Jim Reubin, and Larry Rappaport, all within an hour.