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Saturday, January 5th, 2008

MySpace Users Support National Voting Holiday

Exit polling from the results of the MySpace Presidential Primary (Jan 1-2):


See the rest of the exit polling at http://impact.myspace.com.

Saturday, December 29th, 2007

Anxious to vote? Try MySpace


Think the Iowa Caucus is the first presidential contest in the nation? Think again. Friend of Why Tuesday? MySpace Impact (check out our MySpace page) is holding an online presidential primary before a single vote is cast in either Iowa or New Hampsire… and you can participate! Here are the details direct from MySpace:

Beginning on Tuesday, January 1 at 3:01 am EST, MySpace will invite its community to participate in the first MySpace Presidential Primary on the Impact Channel. Taking place just prior to the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primaries, the largest online community will be the first to choose their candidate for the nation’s highest office. Polls will close Wednesday, January 2 at 11:59 pm EST.


Tuesday, December 18th, 2007

Why Tuesday? in TIME… kinda


The good news: looks like Why Tuesday? has hit the big-time… almost.

I was reading the December 24th issue of Time magazine and noticed that as part of the cover story yours truly and WT? Director of Photography Tom Macker are featured in a photo as we interview Senator John McCain.

We were at the MTV/MySpace presidential dialogue in Manchester, New Hampshire to ask Senator McCain to respond to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge, which he did.

Check out the photo, and a tiny bit of bad news, after the jump. (more…)

Wednesday, December 5th, 2007

Candidate Challenge: John McCain

Senator John McCain responded to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge in 2008 at Southern New Hampshire University after the MTV/MySpace Presidential Dialogue.

Monday, December 3rd, 2007

Liveblogging @ John McCain MTV/MySpace forum

Jacob @ McCain MySpace

SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY — Greetings from the press filing center at the MySpace/MTV presidential dialogue with John McCain. You can watch the event, co-hosted by WT? Advisory Board member Gideon Yago, live now on MTV and online at MySpace. Speaking of MySpace, check out our new MySpace profile by clicking the thumbnail at right. (more…)

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

Candidate Challenge: Barack Obama

CEDAR RAPIDS, IA — How did we get Senator Barack Obama to respond to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge and lay out his plan for election reform? Watch the video to find out. To read my liveblog of the day’s events at the MTV/MySpace presidential dialogue, click here.

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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...

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In France they last voted on a Sunday. France is despite the Bourbon legacy a largely Catholic country, yet they vote on Sunday...

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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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