Election Day has been on the Tuesday after the first Monday of November since 1845. The date was chosen by federal lawmakers to avoid conflicts with religious services and ease travel logistics for farmers and business owners. Critics say the antiquated law reduces voter turnout and penalizes hourly workers. But making Election Day a holiday could negatively impact the economy, increase costs for polling stations and disproportionately benefit Democrats. Should Election Day be a federal holiday? 🗳
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