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Friday, October 24th, 2008

Weekend Voting? Mos Def!

If you were President, what would you do? Well, our friends at GOOD/Video are asking exactly that. If you are one of millions of Americans who would like voting to be more convenient, and you don’t understand why we vote on Tuesday, you are not alone. To find out why, click here.

Check out Mos Def’s response to GOOD/Video when they asked him. At the 1:41 mark, Mos exclaims that folks should vote on the weekend. Right on!

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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.

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