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Todd Levin

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Four National Holidays We Could Swap For a More Awesome Election Day

Give us Election Day, and toss one of America’s “B-team” holidays on the scrap heap.

I realize granting Election Day national holiday status is a tough sell. Some (employers, likely) might argue our yearly calendar is already crowded with nationally observed holidays. As such, the addition of another observed holiday in our yearly calendar could prove ruinous for our country, where employees receive an average of 17 vacation days, compared with England’s 28 and France’s 37.5.

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