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Thursday, November 15th, 2007

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Voting is closed at 10Questions.com and our question about election reform finished at #9. With 1850 net votes, we hung in there despite a strong last-minute surge of other questions from below! Thanks everyone for your votes and support.

10Questions, which received over 120,000 total votes, is “taking a few days to make sure everything’s in order.” So stay tuned here for updates about when we can expect to see candidate responses. In the meantime, watch our 10Questions entry, and check out the 12 responses we’ve already received to our own Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge.

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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?