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Monday, October 18th, 2010

If You Don’t Vote, You Don’t Count

45 years after the passage of the Voting Rights Act American voter participation ranks near the bottom of all countries in the world. We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy, who fought for and won the passage of the Voting Rights Act, in this new public service for the 2010 midterm elections.

Thursday, October 16th, 2008

A Famous PSA

In our new get-out-the-vote PSA, a famous actress gives her perspective about voting. The PSA is directed by Derek Waters, creator of Drunk History. You can find your polling place and register to vote if the deadline hasn’t passed in your state using Google Maps. Election Day is November 4. Don’t know why we vote on Tuesday? Click here for the answer.

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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

Recent Comments

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?

Sunday would be inconvenient for Christians. We should, 1. Move the voting day to Saturday. 2...

Posted by John on blog post Why Do We Vote On Tuesday?