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Kos: Is an Election Day holiday a good idea?

Wednesday, January 30th, 2008


Daily Kos blogger Meteor Blades asked readers to respond to a poll about their feelings about an Election Day holiday. As of this posting over 6,700 people have voted, and 165 users have commented. The results are below.

Kos Poll Results

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I feel like Sunday should be the voting day in the US. Tuesday is just so inconveniant for many people that it's going to lower the vote count and make only the really extremists vote

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It ought to be on a sunday. no other country in the world does elections on a weekday.

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