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2004 election integrity... yes or no?

Do you want to do something to minimize cheating during the 2004 elections? If so, then part of the answer may be helping to get The Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2003 passed. This posting contains a primer on the issues and some ideas as to how to get it passed.
You think America is a democracy? There is strong evidence (as yet to be convincingly refuted) that Bush did not win in Florida (and thus is an illegitimate President). The 2002 elections were equally dubious.  http://www.commondreams.org/headlines03/1013-01.htm Of course, the suspect elections discussed in the Common Dreams article are just a couple of the many suspicious elections held in 2002.

If you are like me, and know that democracy is on the ropes, you might be pleased to know that the House is trying to do something about it.
 http://holt.house.gov/issues2.cfm?id=5996

If we're going to have a fair election in 2004, we can't just sit on our butts! HR2239 needs your help. It won't pass if we remain silent. You can learn a bit more about it, and can volunteer to help at this website:  http://www.verifiedvoting.org/

Also, you can help bring this to the attention of MoveOn by placing your vote here (and then having your family and friends vote):
 http://www.actionforum.com/forum/index.html?forum_id=222&order=rating&cmt_id=94346&parent_id=&count=1&full_body=1
MoveOn worked wonders in standing up to the FCC, and it can do the same here.

This may do nothing to kill corporate influence, but it's a start--there is no democracy if our votes do not count.
Scam bam thank-you mam... 16.Nov.2003 11:14

Uncle Scam

Anthony Argyriou uncovers what seems to be a serious problem either with California voting machines or the vote tallying system: The Secretary of State's summary of votes on the Davis recall shows three counties--Alameda, Kern, and Plumas--that apparently had zero voters who didn't vote on the recall. Not one. All three counties used Diebold machines. Other counties ranged from 0.5% to 10.3% of voters not voting on the recall. More from Rick Hasen, a top election law scholar. [Via Volokh.] via metafilter...many embedded links there check it out...DIEBOLT OWNZ JOO!

For More Info On Diebold... 16.Nov.2003 15:13

Anonymous

Go to  http://www.blackboxvoting.com and see for yourself just how much your vote really counts. Then take a look after and look at  http://www.diebold.com and compair the two. I don't want to freak anyone out but this is some really scary shit. Tell as many people as you can and get the word out.