Why Does The US Vote On Tuesdays?

November 17, 2016 3:40 am

Here is why:

“In 1845, the United States was largely an agrarian society. Farmers often needed a full day to travel by horse-drawn vehicles to the county seat to vote. Tuesday was established as election day because it did not interfere with the Biblical Sabbath or with market day, which was on Wednesday in many towns.”

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