Re: I "really" need your help with "public disclosure" legislat...

From: Joseph Lorenzo Hall <joehall_at_gmail_dot_com>
Date: Tue Nov 28 2006 - 14:33:29 CST

On 11/28/06, <> wrote:
> writes:
> . I think Secretary of State-elect Bowen's legislation (student poll
> workers)
> would have increased the pool of poll workers at much less cost,
> JIM: There is almost zero cost to making election day a Saturday.
> The up side is you have a much larger pool of volunteers to draw
> from, so you will get better poll workers, and it will be easier for
> most people to vote.

Both Saturday and Sunday pose religious problems. For example,
orthodox Jews cannot travel by car from sundown Friday to sundown
Saturday (and usually can't push buttons or operate machinery, etc.).

Joseph Lorenzo Hall
PhD Student, UC Berkeley, School of Information
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