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  •  These all sound good (0+ / 0-)

    They would, if I understand require changing some amount of the law on who's responsible for elections (today it's counties and states).

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    by barath on Thu Nov 08, 2012 at 04:51:07 AM PST

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    •  The Feds have no jurisdiction over local elections (1+ / 0-)
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      but they can require specific standards for federal elections.

      I used to think a public holiday made sense. I no longer do and it's because even during a public holiday, there are plenty of retail workers, restaurants, etc that stay open. I want all of those people to be able to vote too.

      I like the idea of early voting over at least the 7 days of the week (Sunday - Saturday). Most people have at least one day off over the course of a week.

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