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This week’s episode up tomorrow

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

We’re putting the final touches on this week’s episode and it’ll be ready for ya’ll Wednesday. A preview: I visit Larimer County, CO Clerk & Recorder Scott Doyle to talk about the concept known as vote centers. In the meantime, browse the archives, see who has responded to the Candidate Challenge, and listen to my interview today on NPR.

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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 and participation in elections... 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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Patrick, France is a post-Christian secular country. Relatively few of them attend church, and voting on Sunday does not interfere with their religious practices, because most of the population is not religious...

Posted by John on blog post Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?

In France they last voted on a Sunday. France is despite the Bourbon legacy a largely Catholic country, yet they vote on Sunday...

Posted by Patrick on blog post Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?

I think weekend voting would make the most sense, as people wouldn't have tu run home after work or wake up early to hit the polling stations beforehand.

Posted by Zander on blog post Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?