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Monday, November 7, 2011 we relaunched Why Tuesday? one year before the 2012 general election with a very special panel event at the Newseum. We officially unveiled our new website, a new video, our 2012 Candidate Challenge and lots more.

“Creating The Voting Rights Act of 2012,” addressed current barriers to the franchise, discuss proposed solutions, and called on the President, Congress, and the 2012 presidential candidates to make it easier for people to vote.

WHO:

  • William J. Wachtel, Co-Founder, Why Tuesday?
  • Norman J. Ornstein, Co-Founder, Why Tuesday? and resident scholar, American Enterprise Institute
  • David Becker, Director, Election Initiatives, Pew Center on the States
  • Mimi Marziani, Counsel, Brennan Center for Justice
  • Meghan McCain, Author and Why Tuesday? Advisory Board Member
  • Jacob Soboroff, Executive Director, Why Tuesday?
  • 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

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    I feel like Sunday should be the voting day in the US. Tuesday is just so inconveniant for many people that it's going to lower the vote count and make only the really extremists vote

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

    It ought to be on a sunday. no other country in the world does elections on a weekday.

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