Railer, the Portland rock band that toured the US in 2003 in support of Paper voting and e-voting scrutiny, vows to continue to work for voting changes.
"We saw the theft of the election coming", says the group's frontman, Randall Scott. "It's evident to many people now, and the effort for change has much more fuel now."
Last year Scott's band Railer toured the country with band mates to promote the group's first album, Frame of Mind, at the same time stumping for a congressional house bill promoting vote accountability.
"It's not about republicans or democrats," Says Scott. "It's about protecting Americans from election fraud. And this year sure stinks of fraud."
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While Railer are happy the GOA is conducting an investigation into voting irregularities, they will continue to encourage audiences to scrutinize the process until voting is transparent and accountable. The band continue to work with Rush Holt's office to work toward legislation for change, as well as additional protest efforts. The band are considering helping organize a national "Stink Out", scrutinizing the irregularities of the election. The band hopes more experienced organizers will latch onto the idea of organizing a nationwide protest with the goal of "Stinking out" 2004 election lies and apathy.
"If enough people across the country coordinate together and bring buckets of the most foul smelling concoctions along with them to a protest, the message that we feel this election "Stinks" will be evident." Says Scott. "If people feel powerless because the media won't cover the truth, they can air their frustration by airing their poo."