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When is Election Day in 2024?

Election Day in 2024 is on the Monday, 11th of Nov (11/11/2024).

Election Day is on the 316th day of 2024. There are 50 days left in the year.

Election Day Facts

  • Date: Nov 11, 2024
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  • Celebrations: Celebrations; Encourage people to vote
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Americans exercise their political power by voting for their representatives. The elections and voting culture date back in 1792 when a law allowing each state to conduct presidential elections was passed. The law allowed states to conduct presidential elections anytime 34 days before December's first Wednesday. It is on the same date that electoral college meetings were held in each state. In 1845, a single date was chosen for all the United States Congress. The first Tuesday after November's first Monday was chosen.

When is Election Day?

Every first Tuesday after November's first Monday is Election Day. Therefore, election Day can only fall on November 2nd at its earliest and November 8th as the latest possible date. Election Day is observed every second year. Tuesday was chosen as the election day, considering that Sundays are a day off for Christians.

Is Election Day a public holiday?

The day is a public holiday in only select states. These include Kentucky, Delaware, Hawaii, Illinois, Montana, New York, Ohio, Virginia, West Virginia, New Jersey, and Puerto Rico. In some other states, employees are legally entitled to a day off, without losing their pay. Other employers allow their employees to come in late after casting their votes. Due to the low voters' turnout, there has been a push to declare Election Day as a federal holiday to encourage more citizens to vote.

What is open or closed on Election Day?

On Election Day, most people are usually out there, casting their votes. In the states where the day is a state holiday, state offices, schools, organizations, and most businesses remain closed on Election Day. The public transit is likely to be affected too as workers go to cast their votes.

Things to do on Election Day

Election Day is a time to exercise your democratic right by voting for your preferred candidate in the public offices. You are a compelling person on this day as you possess the right to vote in the candidate you believe should be given the mandate to lead the American citizens. Don't abuse this right or shirk your duty; just vote wisely.

Be sure to call your family and friends and encourage them to vote. Arm them with all the information they need: the timing and the places where voting is taking happening. After casting your vote, call, text, or even post to friends on social media to inform them that you have exercised your voting rights. Such action will encourage others to follow into your footsteps.

As a patriotic citizen, it's your responsibility to report any problems at the voting centers. Whether it is voting irregularities, issues with voting machines, or even some individuals denied the right to vote, don't be silent. There is always a hotline provided for citizens to air their concerns.

Election Day Observances

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List of State Holidays of Rhode Island in 2024

MondayMonJan 01, 2024Jan 01New Year's Day
MondayMonJan 15, 2024Jan 15Dr.Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
MondayMonMay 27, 2024May 27Memorial Day
ThursdayThuJul 04, 2024Jul 04Independence Day
MondayMonAug 12, 2024Aug 12Victory Day
MondayMonSep 02, 2024Sep 02Labor Day
MondayMonOct 14, 2024Oct 14Columbus Day
MondayMonNov 11, 2024Nov 11Veteran's Day
ThursdayThuNov 28, 2024Nov 28Thanksgiving Day
WednesdayWedDec 25, 2024Dec 25Christmas Day

List of Popular Celebration Days of United States in 2024

FridayFriJan 12, 2024Jan 12National Pharmacists Day
FridayFriJan 19, 2024Jan 19National Popcorn Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02Groundhog Day
FridayFriFeb 02, 2024Feb 02National Wear Red Day
WednesdayWedFeb 07, 2024Feb 07National Signing Day
FridayFriFeb 09, 2024Feb 09National Pizza Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13Galentine's Day
TuesdayTueFeb 13, 2024Feb 13National Pancake Day
WednesdayWedFeb 14, 2024Feb 14Valentine's Day
ThursdayThuFeb 15, 2024Feb 15National Bagel Day
SundaySunFeb 18, 2024Feb 18National Drink Wine Day
ThursdayThuFeb 22, 2024Feb 22National Margarita Day
ThursdayThuFeb 29, 2024Feb 29Leap Day
FridayFriMar 01, 2024Mar 01National Employee Appreciation Day
ThursdayThuMar 07, 2024Mar 07National Cereal Day
SundaySunMar 10, 2024Mar 10Daylight savings
MondayMonMar 11, 2024Mar 11National Napping Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Walkout Day
ThursdayThuMar 14, 2024Mar 14National Pi Day
WednesdayWedMar 20, 2024Mar 20National Proposal Day
SaturdaySatMar 23, 2024Mar 23National Puppy Day
SaturdaySatMar 30, 2024Mar 30National Doctor Day
WednesdayWedApr 03, 2024Apr 03National Walking Day
ThursdayThuApr 04, 2024Apr 04National Burrito Day
SundaySunApr 07, 2024Apr 07National Beer Day
ThursdayThuApr 11, 2024Apr 11National Pet Day
FridayFriApr 12, 2024Apr 12National Grilled Cheese Day
ThursdayThuMay 02, 2024May 02National Day Of Prayer
SundaySunMay 12, 2024May 12Mother's Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Towel Day
SaturdaySatMay 25, 2024May 25National Wine Day
FridayFriJun 07, 2024Jun 07National Donut Day
SaturdaySatJun 08, 2024Jun 08National Best Friends Day
SundaySunJun 16, 2024Jun 16Father's Day
FridayFriJun 21, 2024Jun 21National Selfie Day
SaturdaySatJun 22, 2024Jun 22National Kissing Day
SaturdaySatJul 13, 2024Jul 13National French Fry Day
SundaySunJul 14, 2024Jul 14National Nude Day
WednesdayWedJul 17, 2024Jul 17National Hot Dog Day
SundaySunJul 21, 2024Jul 21National Ice Cream Day
TuesdayTueJul 23, 2024Jul 23Amazon Prime Day
WednesdayWedJul 24, 2024Jul 24National Tequila Day
MondayMonJul 29, 2024Jul 29National Chicken Wing Day
ThursdayThuAug 01, 2024Aug 01National Girlfriends Day
SundaySunAug 04, 2024Aug 04National Sister Day
WednesdayWedSep 18, 2024Sep 18National Cheeseburger Day
ThursdayThuOct 03, 2024Oct 03National Boyfriends Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Vodka Day
FridayFriOct 04, 2024Oct 04National Taco Day
WednesdayWedOct 09, 2024Oct 09Leif Erikson Day
SaturdaySatOct 19, 2024Oct 19Sweetest Day
TuesdayTueOct 29, 2024Oct 29National Cat Day
ThursdayThuOct 31, 2024Oct 31Halloween
SundaySunNov 03, 2024Nov 03National Sandwich Day
FridayFriNov 29, 2024Nov 29Black Friday
MondayMonDec 02, 2024Dec 02Cyber Monday
SaturdaySatDec 07, 2024Dec 07Candle Day
MondayMonDec 09, 2024Dec 09National Pastry Day
FridayFriDec 20, 2024Dec 20National Ugly Sweater day