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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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It's on Tuesday to avoid interfering with any religions Sabbath. If you move it to Friday/Saturday, Jews can't vote...

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

I feel that you should have polls open Saturdays and not on Tuesday which is inconvenient for most Americans...

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