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Brennan: How To Fix Long Lines

Monday, February 4th, 2013

The Brennan Center For Justice At NYU released a new study, How To Fix Long Lines, and we’re thrilled to see weekend voting is one of the solutions they’re advocating:

Evidence shows that early voting increases as Election Day nears — the weekend before Election Day has particularly high turnout. Mandating the availability of weekend voting, as well as both standard business and non-business hours during the week, frees citizens from making a choice between work and voting.

To read the complete report, click here.

UPDATE: Democrats say in the New York Times Obama will address election reform in the State of the Union next week.

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