Sandusky, Ohio, Makes Election Day A Paid Holiday — By Swapping Out Columbus Day

Sandusky, Ohio, Makes Election Day A Paid Holiday — By Swapping Out Columbus Day

Commissioners in Sandusky, Ohio, have voted to make Election Day a city holiday, in place of Columbus Day. Sandusky resident Moses Croom is seen here voting at a polling station at a local library in November 2008.Officials have been “thinking a lot about voter access and democracy,” says City Manager Eric Wobser, “and so we thought it was a really natural switch.”

(Image credit: Jason Werling/Sandusky Register)


Source: NPR Politics
Sandusky, Ohio, Makes Election Day A Paid Holiday — By Swapping Out Columbus Day

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