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Thursday, December 13th, 2007

Candidate Challenge: John Edwards

JOHNSTON, IOWA — John Edwards submitted his response to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge last month. But last night he became the second candidate to respond to the Challenge by way of 10Questions.com, where our Challenge was one of the winning questions. (more…)

Tuesday, November 20th, 2007

New Wave Presidential Debate

Like our Candidate Challenge, 10Questions, a project of TechPresident, the New York Times Editorial Board, and MSNBC is working to make sure what we get from the candidates is more sound response than soundbyte. (more…)

Friday, November 16th, 2007

Candidate Challenge: Mike Huckabee

We caught up with Mike Huckabee in Iowa last month and he answered the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge. But tonight he became the first candidate to respond to the Challenge by way of 10Questions.com, where our Challenge was one of the winning questions. (more…)

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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?