columbus day

Election Day is now a paid holiday in this Ohio city

The small north-central Ohio city of Sandusky, on the shore of Lake Erie, has unwillingly thrust itself into a contentious nationwide debate over increasing voter turnout: officially swapping Columbus Day for Election Day as a paid holiday.

Columbus Day Fast Facts

Here is a look at Columbus Day (also known as Indigenous Peoples Day in some jurisdictions). In 2018, they are celebrated on October 8.