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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…)

Thursday, November 15th, 2007

Candidate Challenge: Hillary Clinton

Right now Senator Hillary Clinton is on stage at the CNN Democratic Debate, but earlier she took time to become the latest presidential candidate to respond to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge. That brings the total number of candidates to respond and discuss the state of our voting system to 13 out of 16! Senator Clinton’s plan for election reform is largely based on the Count Every Vote Act, which she introduced to Congress. (more…)

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Candidate Challenge: John Edwards

This just in: Senator John Edwards’ response to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge! That brings the total number of presidential candidates who have responded to 12 of 16. In the video, Edwards announces his support for full public financing of all congressional campaigns, paper ballots, a citizen congress and says we should “reconsider voting on Tuesday,” amongst other proposals. (more…)

Saturday, November 3rd, 2007

Candidate Challenge: Tom Tancredo

Last Sunday, Republican presidential candidate and U.S. Representative Tom Tancredo responded to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge at the Maple Street Baptist Church in Des Moines, IA. Part of his election reform plan? Barack Obama becoming the Democratic nominee!

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Thursday, November 1st, 2007

Candidate Challenge: Fred Thompson

Former Tennessee Senator Fred Thompson is officially the first candidate to turn down an opportunity to discuss the state of America’s voting system and respond to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge. Why? How? Where and when did he turn us down? (more…)

Thursday, November 1st, 2007

Candidate Challenge: Mike Huckabee

Former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee would consider a National Holiday for Election Day, among other election reforms he discussed with me in response to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge. We chatted this past weekend at the Iowa GOP’s Reagan Dinner in Des Moines. Watch the video to find out if Huckabee knows why we vote on Tuesday. (more…)

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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?