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An Ohio city made Election Day a paid day off by swapping it with a controversial holiday

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

The city of Sandusky, Ohio, has made Election Day a paid holiday in a move to boost civic participation.
It only impacts municipal workers, but "this can spark a lot of conversation in the city with private employers or beyond the city with other local governments - our hope is that this can make a deeper impact," city manager Eric Wobser said.
Election Day as a holiday is not a novel concept , and House Democrats in the 116th Congress have drafted the HR 1 bill, which, in addition to anti-corruption measures, would also make election day a holiday for employees in both the public and...
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This Ohio city is changing paid time off from Columbus Day to Election Day

This Ohio city is changing paid time off from Columbus Day to Election Day

2 monthes ago   |   By WLWT

An Ohio city has decided to switch the paid day off previously given to city employees in observance of Columbus Day to Election Day.
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