In 2008, there were approximately 225,746,457 in the United States that were eligible to vote. Of those, only 122,394,724 total number of US citizens voted, making that 54% of the population. That means that one for every two people eligible, forgave their right as a US citizen to elect our leader for the next four years.
This is a right given to us by hundreds of years of people who have died and bled to create what should be right and fair, that system being our ability to represent ourselves as a singular individual by means of a vote. Depending on state and area, many factors decide how your vote is determined. And all of that is under control by your individual actions as a person. If you are unhappy with the general consensus of the state you live in, it is your duty to shift that consensus. You can do this today, by acting and placing your vote. You can also do this by joining a state that is more agreeable and shifting the balance of electoral votes this way.
For all of those who may complain about the candidates, remember that you and I are not perfect. As the same is with candidates for President, we are not perfect people. It is up to you as an individual to research and find your positions on ideals and vote inline with those ideas. Go out, remember those who sacrifice for us to have this right, and Vote!