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Why Do Americans Vote on Tuesdays?

by Kymberly Bays, published

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In a video from TEDEducation, our current voting schedule is examined. "Since 1845, Americans have been voting on Tuesdays -- but why? In this humorous talk, Jacob Soboroff shares the history of Election Day and shows how voting on a Tuesday affects voter turnout."

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WvoGlQ7zH8

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