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MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can You Vote From Space?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Can You Vote From Space?

NASA astronaut Kate Rubins officially voted earlier this week from a makeshift booth aboard the International Space Station. As cool as it might’ve been for her to have had her ballot zoomed back to Earth by a tiny rocket, it was actually much more boring than that…it basically got sent to her county clerk digitally…Read More

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Elections On Tuesdays?

MUNDANE MYSTERIES: Why Are Elections On Tuesdays?

Ever wondered why we, as Americans, always seem to vote on Tuesdays? Well, there are reasons why that is. Farming reasons.   Back in 1788, states would determine their own voting dates. But, it was a logistical nightmare: a national patchwork quilt of elections across the country, on different dates & at different times, all…Read More