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Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

Like our Candidate Challenge, 10Questions, a project of TechPresident, the New York Times Editorial Board, and MSNBC is working to make sure what we get from the candidates is more sound response than soundbyte.

Election reform isn’t just about the convenience of voting. It’s about making sure that Americans are comfortable with the candidates, and it’s the media who helps us make those choices. Barnett and I sat down with Josh Levy, part of the 10Questions team, to hear from one of the thinkers behind 10Questions.

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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.

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