Patagonia closing stores nationwide on Election Day

Outdoor retailer Patagonia will close all of its stores nationwide on Tuesday to give employees and customers time to vote.

The company is one of hundreds changing their opening hours or giving employees paid time off for Election Day.

“Together, we can remove barriers to civic participation and encourage all American workers to be citizens and voters first,” CEO Rose Marcario said in a blog post.

Patagonia announced the closure earlier this summer, and also…