Why Tuesday?

Get Involved

‘New Mexico’ Category

Monday, February 11th, 2008

Huckabee Slams WA Caucus; NM Still Undecided

LOS ANGELES INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT — I’m sitting at LAX getting ready to bring the Why Tuesday? road show back to New York City. We’ve got some cool stuff planned in the days ahead so stay tuned. Meanwhile, in elections land… (more…)

Monday, October 29th, 2007

Candidate Challenge: Bill Richardson

This just in from the Bill Richardson camp: a response to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge! I’m sitting in the rafters of a theater at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA liveblogging the MTV/MySpace presidential forum with Barack Obama, as I type this. So you all are actually hearing Governor Richardson’s response to the challenge before I do. (more…)

Thursday, August 23rd, 2007

Election reform roundup

The latest in election reform news, including high marks for New Mexico’s voting system (and low marks for California), a New York Times editorial, and talk about primaries on PBS is after the jump.

Monday, August 13th, 2007

Election reform chatter

There has been lots of chatter about election reform over the last week or so, including calls for reform in Kentucky, a call to action for New Mexican Native Americans, and problems with voting machines at last weekend’s Iowa Straw Poll. My attempt at digesting it all (and a great cartoon) is after the jump.

About Us

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

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?