Capital Beat: Lawmaker pushes for voting day holiday
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Posted on 2/11/2019 by
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It’s practically an Election Day tradition: hundreds of thousands of Granite Staters swarming the polls on their way home from work.

But one Democratic representative is hoping to cut down on the stress with a statewide holiday that would give any employee time to cast to their vote.

At a hearing Thursday, Newmarket Rep. Ellen Read pressed for House Bill 506, which would create a legal holiday for state primary and general election voting days.

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