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We Can Fix This

“We can fix this, and we will,” said President Obama during his 2013 State of the Union address about the long lines, low turnout and deceptive practices that plague America’s broken voting system. Obama has appointed a bi-partisan commission to look into solutions. Here’s a good place to start: why do we vote on Tuesday? Absolutely no good reason whatsoever. In 15 states Tuesday is the only option. You can join us by asking the President to support weekend voting, so everyone can vote.

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Why Tuesday? is a non-partisan, nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization founded in 2005 to find solutions to increase voter turnout... More

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In 1845, before Florida, California, and Texas were states or slavery had been abolished, Congress needed to pick a time for Americans to vote... More

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