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The US presidential election is always held on Tuesday, here’s why – ABC News

The US uses a very specific day to hold its presidential election, which is every four years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November — here’s why that’s…

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The US presidential election is always held on a Tuesday, and it’s been that way for well over a century now.
But what’s the story behind voting on a Tuesday?
Here’s what you need to know.
For starters, it’s in the US constitution
To be more specific, the presidential election is held every four years on the Tuesday after the first Monday in November.
It’s the day in which US states vote to appoint presidential electors for the electoral college.
And this year, it falls on November 3 (local time).

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