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Tuesday, February 24th, 2009

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We’ve had a Twitter feed on the site since we relaunched it September 25, 2007. Since then, Twitter has exploded and we talk with as many of you there as we do on YouTube, MySpace and Facebook. You guys pushed us to success in the MySpace IMPACT Awards, Webby Awards and 10Questions. So we just wanted to let you know we’re tweeting – from all kinds of crazy places – as we work to find solutions to increase voter participation. Click to join us.

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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

Recent Comments

Patrick, France is a post-Christian secular country. Relatively few of them attend church, and voting on Sunday does not interfere with their religious practices, because most of the population is not religious...

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

In France they last voted on a Sunday. France is despite the Bourbon legacy a largely Catholic country, yet they vote on Sunday...

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

I think weekend voting would make the most sense, as people wouldn't have tu run home after work or wake up early to hit the polling stations beforehand.

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