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CNN’s Roland Martin Asks: Why Tuesday?

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

I’ve been getting many, many e-mails over the last few hours about CNN contributor Roland Martin’s opinion piece on CNN.com titled “We should vote on the first Saturday in November.” CNN is running a “quick vote” to see what viewers think about moving Election Day to increase voter turnout, and it looks like CNN viewers like the idea.

CNN Quick Poll

I just e-mailed Martin to see if he knows about our efforts. Will keep you posted and let you know if he gets back to me. To read his piece, click here.

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