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It looks like President Obama will address election reform during the State Of The Union tomorrow night. Michelle Obama has invited this 102-year-old North Miami woman who had to wait in line for three hours to vote.
Photo via Miami Herald.

It looks like President Obama will address election reform during the State Of The Union tomorrow night. Michelle Obama has invited this 102-year-old North Miami woman who had to wait in line for three hours to vote.

Photo via Miami Herald.

04
Feb
Evidence shows that early voting increases as Election Day nears — the weekend before Election Day has particularly high turnout. Mandating the availability of weekend voting, as well as both standard business and non-business hours during the week, frees citizens from making a choice between work and voting.
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The Brennan Center’s new report, How To Fix Long Lines, on how important weekend voting is to increasing American voter turnout and making sure all Americans have a chance to vote.

How YOU can help: Sign our petition to Congress and the President to support the Weekend Voting Act, that would move Election Day to the weekend so everyone can vote.

(via whytuesday)

07
Jan

POLITICO: Obama facing pressure on election reform

Unfortunately but unsurprisingly, Republicans are not getting behind election reform legislation.

It’s so incredibly absurd that we can’t all agree that voting is not a red or a blue issue, but a red, white and blue issue that should work for all Americans.

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