This Small Ohio City Just Made Election Day a Paid Holiday

A small Ohio city just made Election Day a paid holiday.

Last week, city leaders in Sandusky--a town of nearly 25,000 people on the shores of Lake Erie--swapped out Columbus Day in favor of giving residents paid time off to vote. The push comes as the country prepares for the 2020 presidential election, and amid a national debate about voter turnout and voter suppression.

“We were acting locally for local reasons but certainly we were inspired by the conversations happening at a statewide...

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