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bigatjoon132 karma

This isn't exactly a counter argument, but the only thing I've seen is that the positive effect would be negligible. Look at this analysis by a Princeton professor: https://www.princeton.edu/ceps/workingpapers/181farber.pdf It seems to me that rather than making election day a holiday, a more effective way to increase turnout would be to expand the voting period everywhere from one day to many days.

bigatjoon80 karma

Did you hope to accomplish anything?

what did you hope to accomplish?

There, FTFY so you didn't sound like a prick.

bigatjoon9 karma

twitter IS a force.

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bigatjoon4 karma

You are for increasing the minimum wage. Do you pay your interns minimum wage?