Voting: Are Americans Doing It Wrong? (Infographic)

Why the day we vote might be horrible for our democracy.
Apr 17, 2012
Exec. Prod. of Franchises & Series. He previously reported for HuffPost, L.A. Daily Journal, and Biloxi Sun-Herald.

Voting: Are Americans Doing It Wrong? Infographic

With very rare exceptions, most Americans head to the polls on Tuesdays. And for national elections, they're always held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November.

But guess what: American voter turnout is in the toilet. And it looks like Tuesday may be to blame. Check out TakePart's latest inforgraphic above and find out how other nations might be making it easier for their citizens to exercise their right to vote.

What do you think: Is Tuesday a good day to vote? Or are we doing it all wrong when it comes to elections?

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