Thursday, November 10th, 2011
We are honored to fight with U.S. Congressman John Larson in the war on low voter turnout. His office sent out this press advisory today endorsing Why Tuesday? and our efforts to increase voter participation:
HARTFORD — With low voter participation across the nation at the polls this week, Congressman John B. Larson (CT-01), announced today that he supports an initiative to move elections from Tuesdays to the weekend to make it easier for all citizens to do their civic duty.
“As a representative democracy, voting is a fundamental responsibility for all Americans and the system should be as accessible as possible for as many as possible,” said Larson. (more…)