Common Cause wants to

Make Election Day a federal holiday

Letting more Americans participate in our democracy should be something we can all agree on.

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Among nonvoters surveyed by the US Census Bureau, the most commonly cited reason for not voting was “being too busy or having conflicting…Read More

Election Day isn't a national holiday in the US, but some think it should be

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Would you be more likely to vote if Election Day were a national holiday? Getty / Joe Raedle Election Day isn't a national holiday in the US, but some people think it should be. While the majority of US states have voter leave laws that guarantee certain…Read More