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On NPR, America’s Broken Voting System

Sunday, April 27th, 2008

I was introduced this morning on NPR’s Weekend Edition Sunday as the newest contributor to Sunday Soapbox, their political blog. My first video blog for Sunday Soapbox was all about what we do, and it was played on-air. I posed (and answered) the question that everyone’s always asking around here: why do we vote on Tuesday? Listen now.

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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

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

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

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