Close Make Election Day a holiday? Should Election Day be a national holiday? KARE 11 Staff , KARE 7:34 PM. CDT October 28, 2016 CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST MINNEAPOLIS -- With a big spike in voters casting ballots before Election Day, it brings back the question: Why isn't Election Day a national holiday?Other countries do it. Why not us? Chris Hrapsky looks into it. CONNECT TWEET LINKEDIN GOOGLE+ PINTEREST JOIN THE CONVERSATION To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the Conversation Guidelines and FAQs Leave a Comment TRENDING VIDEOS Giraffe Birth Facts Millions watching April the giraffe Man charged in fatal shooting of neighbor Southern Minnesota gets socked with snow Farmington man convicted in hit-and-run death of army specialist Predatory offender sought by police St. Paul police investigate 3 home invasions Ice fishing party makes waves on Upper Red Lake Dinner in a box: A sampling of meal kits Late evening forecast 2-24 More Stories Taste of the Twin Cities: Midtown Global Market Feb 24, 2017, 12:03 p.m. Woman killed in alcohol related hit and run crash Feb 25, 2017, 12:51 a.m. No one hurt after officer fires at car in south Minneapolis Feb 24, 2017, 10:55 p.m.