Skip to main content

Why do Americans vote on Tuesdays? - Jacob Soboroff


17,693 Questions Answered

TED Talk

Let’s Begin…

Since 1845, Americans have been voting on Tuesdays -- but why? In this humorous talk, Jacob Soboroff shares the history of Election Day and shows how voting on a Tuesday affects voter turnout.

About TED Talk Lessons

TED Talk Lessons are created by TED-Ed using phenomenal TED Talks. Do you have an idea for a lesson? Create it now using any video from YouTube »

Meet The Creators

  • Speaker Jacob Soboroff

More from Government: Declassified