Election Calendar: October 11

The Constitution spells the actual day of federal elections. The day cited will be the first Tuesday, after the initial Monday, of November, typically the even-numbered times. This one day was picked, during a time, when adult citizens, of all ages, traveled by horse and wagon to a polling place and stood in long lines for several hours to perform our most cherished patriotic duty.

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As is actually usually now, we now elections need to. 2012 any presidential election year. 2013 is a local voting year. 2014 will be for state offices and Congressional place of work. 2015 will be local votings again. 2016 is a presidential election year repeatedly. I propose moving the odd-year local voting to your even year general elections. Money is the saved in addition to would prefer the local races than they currently have.

When Acquired to the voting polls to cast my needless vote, people were lined up outside the door, to the steps and round the block. I had to spend a good hour when a half, in order to get inside the door. More than an other hand, in the Democratic Primary for mayor of the city in 1994, when Barry was running against a legitamate black attorney named John Ray, I walked regularly into the voting polls and, at this very moment, found I was the only person the actual planet room who wasn't a poll-worker.

I ran on that premise along with the message did resonate searching for I spoke too; albeit not enough apparently. It can be a start. The present course cannot keep up. There must be change house of cards deflates. I believe one way states that change is to advance the local elections in April towards the November elections. More will vote and also the incumbents will probably need to work for re-election. That change will benefit democracy, benefit local governments because they will save millions, and conserve the increasingly overburdened taxpayers.