High Stakes, Low Hopes: One Woman’s Take On The 2022 Election Season

We’re talking scandals, people that will make you say, “huh?”, and downright disappointment

Camille Prairie
7 min readNov 4, 2022


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It’s election season! As you may have picked up on by now, I have a lot of opinions, and I thought I would share some of mine on emerging candidates with you. Not to sway your vote; I’m decided on mine and I don’t want to try and change yours.

I’m always open to civil discussion, but this isn’t a persuasive article. It’s just a letter of things I think and have decided to write down about our upcoming election.

Elections can be overwhelming, so I hope you find some of this information helpful, and if anything, I hope you go vote.

Even if you feel like your vote won’t make a difference, it definitely won’t make a difference if it’s never cast. Try and adopt this opinion early in life, and spread it like the flu you want to catch, because if you think that you’re the “only one who won’t vote so it can’t possibly impact anything”- you’re wrong.

VOTE! Let’s get into the fun part.

Herschel Walker, PC: Twitter/Herschel Walker

Herschel Walker

I feel like all I really need to say is his name, but I’m watching the swing state candidate for U.S. Senate against incumbent Raphael Warnock pretty closely. We’re expecting some wins for Republicans this year, and Georgia would be a place to look for those wins.

However, Walker screwed himself over when he admitted he had screwed a bunch of women over by getting them pregnant and often pressuring them to get abortions. Abortions he paid for. Considering this man is running on a pro-life, pro-Trump campaign, I’d say he shot himself in the foot- while revealing the entire reason abortions being legislated is a problem. People are still going to get abortions, y’all. Especially people with access to money and power.

If you think that someone passing a law to ensure that teenagers have less sex, hypothetically, and that the word of God is upheld or whatever actually applies that law to their…



Camille Prairie

NC-based freelance-writer and semi-functional 25 year old navigating what it means to be an adult. Find me at https://camilleprairie.co