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Thursday, July 16th, 2009

U.S. Representative (and Why Tuesday? correspondent) Steve Israel, author of the Weekend Voting Act in the House, today made the case for Weekend Voting on the floor of the House of Representatives. Specifically, Rep. Israel was on the floor to discuss language he added to the financial services bill to direct the U.S. Government Accountability Office to study the feasibility of weekend voting.

Still don’t know why we vote on Tuesday? You can find the answer here.

Previously:
Rep. Israel and Why Tuesday? at Personal Democracy Forum
U.S. Rep. Becomes Why Tuesday? Correspondent
Weekend Voting Act Introduced!

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