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Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

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Wednesday, February 13th, 2008

Vote! WT? Nominated For 2 Golden Dot Awards!

Golden Dot 2008

Why Tuesday? has been nominated for the George Washington University Graduate School of Political Management’s Golden Dot Awards. We are nominated in the Best Networked Campaign and Best Video Blog categories. Please vote by clicking here.


Monday, February 4th, 2008

Why Tuesday? (The Song)

Thanks to the Los Angeles band He’s My Brother, She’s My Sister for Why Tuesday?, their amazing original composition based on our efforts to increase voter participation and reform our broken voting system. Listen here:

Our new theme song, maybe? Roll the credits! Lyrics: Rachel Kolar; Vocals: Max Guirand, Lauren Brown, Rachel Kolar; Guitar: Max Guirand; Banjo: Robert Kolar.

Monday, February 4th, 2008

Voting: Who For, and How?

PACIFIC PALISADES, CALIFORNIA — With the onset of Super Tuesday, the Press has started reporting on Barack Obama’s ability to mobilize new, youth and Independent voters, the other candidates’ advantages among established, older voters, and Hillary Clinton’s advantage among Hispanic and female voters. This week’s issue of TIME Magazine reports that Obama’s campaign tactics are more effective in states with forward-thinking election law. Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada have Same-Day Registration. Florida has early voting, but the DNC has stripped the Sunshine State’s democrats of their delegates, Republicans were able to keep half of theirs. (more…)

Friday, February 1st, 2008

Subliminal, Online Voters: Super Tuesday Watch Out!

HOLLYWOOD, CALIFORNIA –- After tonight’s debate at the Kodak Theater, people (and CNN) kept talking about an Obama-Hillary or Hillary-Obama combo ticket. I don’t know if that is the case… either way the notion will be swamping the airwaves until the 5th thanks to Wolf.

More important, is that we are watching history, and because of that, people of all creeds and colors what to be a part of the action. They want to campaign, they want to caucus, they want to vote, they want a voice, and they want the Country to change its course. (more…)

Tuesday, November 6th, 2007

This week’s episode up tomorrow

We’re putting the final touches on this week’s episode and it’ll be ready for ya’ll Wednesday. A preview: I visit Larimer County, CO Clerk & Recorder Scott Doyle to talk about the concept known as vote centers. In the meantime, browse the archives, see who has responded to the Candidate Challenge, and listen to my interview today on NPR.

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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

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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?