The U.S. Capitol Building. Photo by Madeleine Holland/Flickr.

Throughout this election year KQED has been exploring the role of government through the basic question: what is government for? We’ve gotten the opinion of some young voters on that matter for our Voices of Young Voters project; we’ve shared KQED listeners’ thoughts on government through our essay series Perspectives; and this spring we asked you what you wanted from your elected officials.

And finally, we asked our Facebook and Twitter followers to fill in the blank…

You can hear more commentary on government, the election and politics in these KQED listener Perspectives…

Government is Necessary For… 16 November,2012

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