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Tuesday, February 5th, 2008

Greetings to those of you who made your way here by way of the CBS Early Show. As that little red box up to the right says, Why Tuesday? is an effort to make America’s democracy stronger through increased voter participation. We work to make election reform an issue that our politicians cannot afford to avoid. There are many ways you can join our efforts.

If this is your first visit to our site, check out the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge; 13 of the original 16 presidential candidates have talked with us and answered this question: is our voting system broken? Most think it is, in some way. Stay involved by subscribing to our videos on YouTube, becoming a Why Tuesday? Correspondent, or by checking us out around the web.

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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

The Answer

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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Are you still active? I am hoping to advocate for weekend polling, for our local consolidated elections...

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

DJ Trump also says, If you vote on Tuesday you're an american, an other you're a Mexican homo. Also if you don't vote Trump, you're a big dummy...

Posted by Donald J. Trump on blog post Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?

I don't understand the Electoral Congress. My vote, many times , won't even count. Needs to be changed to popular vote, not Party vote, which can be so biased...

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