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Election Day - Why Do We Vote on Tuesdays?⎢Civics in a Minute⎢TakePart TV

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Published on May 21, 2012

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With very few exceptions, most Americans vote on Tuesdays. Election day has been on a Tuesday for almost 170 years now.

But why do we vote on Tuesday and is it actually good for our democracy? Is Tuesday to blame for such low voter turn out on election day?

1.) Find out more about the upcoming presidential election and other relevant political issues: http://www.takepart.com/tuesday

2.) LEAVE a COMMENT or a VIDEO RESPONSE and tell us what you think about voting on Tuesday

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