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Tuesday, June 3rd, 2008

PCH June 3

As I tweeted earlier, I was stuck in traffic on Pacific Coast Highway in Los Angeles as Hillary Clinton came on the air tonight to give her final primary-night speech of the 2008 presidential election. I’m home now, and Barack Obama has just claimed the Democratic nomination. On the radio, Clinton campaign chair Terry McAuliffe cited a 20 million voter increase from the 2004 primary election cycle to this one. Now the question is this: how do we sustain that record turnout — across party lines?

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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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