Bill Would Move Election Day To Weekend

Posted by | March 12, 2012 13:34 | Filed under: Top Stories

Democrats Steve Israel of New York and John Larson of Connecticut are behind it.

“Tuesday was chosen as Election Day in 1845, when Congress decreed it the most convenient day for farmers — they needed three days to travel to their voting place without interfering with three days of religious worship. Reformers say the law is outdated and now interferes with workers’ plans, particularly people working more than one job or single parents who have responsibilities that might eclipse voting.”

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