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Monday, October 18th, 2010

45 years after the passage of the Voting Rights Act American voter participation ranks near the bottom of all countries in the world. We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, who fought for and won the passage of the Voting Rights Act, in this new public service for the 2010 midterm elections.

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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

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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

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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.

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