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View Poll Results: What additional most important Public/Federal holidays should the U.S. observe?
Epiphany - Jan 6 > Christian holiday 3 8.82%
Good Friday - Friday before Easter 12 35.29%
Easter - variable date 9 26.47%
St. Patrick's Day - Mar 17 > Irish holiday 3 8.82%
Earth Day - Apr 22 4 11.76%
Cinco de Mayo - May 5 > Mexican holiday 3 8.82%
Flag Day - Jun 14 8 23.53%
Patriot Day - Sep 11 11 32.35%
Constitution/Citizenship Day - Sep 17 4 11.76%
Rosh Hashanah - Sep or Oct > Jewish holiday 1 2.94%
Yom Kippur - Sep or Oct > Jewish holiday 3 8.82%
Halloween - Oct 31 1 2.94%
Election Day - 1st Tues after the 1st Mon in Nov 12 35.29%
Black Friday - Day after Thanksgiving 2 5.88%
Hanukkah - Dec > Jewish holiday 3 8.82%
Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day - Dec 7 5 14.71%
Boxing Day/St. Stephen Day - Dec 26 5 14.71%
Kwanzaa - Dec 26 - Jan 1 > African-American holiday 0 0%
Multiple Choice Poll. Voters: 34. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 01-08-2010, 02:52 PM
 
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Well I think we have enough holidays but if we're going to add another one I'd definitely say election day. True some schools are off that day but not all and it'd be nice to have that day off and more people would probably vote if that was a holiday.
Lets change the constitution to make election day the first Saturday of November instead of the first tuesday. That way it would fall on a day when most workers are off anf make voting easier.
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Old 01-08-2010, 05:12 PM
 
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Lets change the constitution to make election day the first Saturday of November instead of the first tuesday. That way it would fall on a day when most workers are off anf make voting easier.
Nooo! College football! Where are your priorities?
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