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Friday, May 30th, 2008

Voting isn’t the only thing that is inconvenient on Tuesday, as this cartoon illustrates.

Tuesday Morning Cartoon

Do you know why we vote on Tuesday? You’ll find the answer here.

Thanks to Steve Garfield for sending this along via Chuck Olsen.

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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.

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