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Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

A PSA from William H. Taft

At the Claim Democracy election conference in Washington, D.C., we met a man by the name of William H. Taft. He sang us song about voting.

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Tuesday, November 13th, 2007

WT? goes to Washington

WASHINGTON, D.C. — If you’ve been reading the blog, you know that Barnett and I are in Washington and participated in the Claim Democracy election reform conference last weekend. Watch the video to see what we learned and who we met, including Meetup co-founder and CEO Scott Heiferman. (more…)

Sunday, November 11th, 2007

Photo essay: D.C. bike tour

Barnett/White House

The Claim Democracy conference over… what to do with a Sunday afternoon in Washington? A bike ride around the city, of course.

Barnett and I cruised around town this afternoon and shot these photos along the way. (more…)

Saturday, November 10th, 2007

Claim Democracy, and Vote!

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Welcome to all of you who have found us by way of the Claim Democracy conference this weekend.

The fastest way to support Why Tuesday? and make election reform a subject the presidential candidates can’t avoid is by supporting our entry to 10Questions. Watch the 40 second video below, click the green thumbs up button, and send a message that election reform should be a national priority.


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Saturday, November 10th, 2007

WT? goes to Washington

Barnett in D.C. Metro

Greetings from Washington. We’re here to attend the Claim Democracy election reform conference. Picture at left is Barnett in the Metro.

We’ll be showing some of our videos and talking about the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge at the film festival Saturday night, and Barnett and I will be part of a panel on Sunday. Why Tuesday? advisory board member John Bonifaz will also be speaking.

Stay tuned here for liveblogging from the conference.

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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

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

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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?