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Have you ever wondered why Americans head to the polls on -- Tuesday.
Get out your history book we vote on Tuesday ironically to make it convenient for an agrarian society in 1845 in the lawless set.
People travel by horse and buggy -- the airline if the polls couldn't travel on the Sabbath.
Went there was market day so Tuesday it -- but clearly a lot has changed since then and up until now.
Nobody is ever formally consider changing it which move election date of the weekend so more people the democratic congressman from New York will soon introduce the weekend boating act.
Which would propose moving federal elections to Saturdays and Sundays I think to be a lot market mean -- -- -- weekend -- it allows more people -- Lexus.
Thing regardless of what voters say the GAO ward Government Accountability Office is not so sure.
A recent study from that organization found -- and voting would not necessarily.
Boost voter turnout if your -- -- to increase participation.
Don't change the -- out.
Figure out how to bring more people into the -- the report says there would be security issues with the ballots and equipment.
If voting was held over a two day period.
And many precincts would have to find new voting sites a lot of communities across America.
People vote in places -- a lot of those places are not going to be available critics also argue efforts have already been made to increase voter participation.
Like allowing people to vote by mail.
But that also hasn't really helped when you shake it up for people.
They they don't figuring out this'll be bad for the process the -- Tuesday movement acknowledges weakened voting would not -- 100%.
But is confident it would go well beyond that 62%.
Of registered voters who turned out for the 2008.
In Los Angeles Casey Stegall Fox News.
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