Protect Your Vote

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    Oct 22, 2008 4:37 AM GMT
    Since voter fraud and voter suppression is still very much an issue in the upcoming election, I wanted to post a section on some of the best articles written by experts on this complex issue and provide information on who to contact if you experience voting problems. It’s so important that Americans are aware and educated so they can insure that their votes are properly counted.

    VIDEO: “Protecting Your Vote” Mark Crispin Miller on Bill Moyers

    Transcript of Mark Crispin’s interview with Bill Moyers.

    Thousands Face Mix-Ups In Voter Registrations In New Databases, Many Are Wrongly Flagged as Ineligible

    Block the Vote - Will the GOP's campaign to deter new voters and discard Democratic ballots determine the next president?

    USA Today cited "accusations of voter fraud and voter suppression" but omitted examples of voter suppression

    States' Attempts to Clean up Voting Lists Result in Unlawful Voter Purging and Suppression

    Treasure Coast officials calling residents on 'no match, no vote' list

    Judge Rules Michigan Voter Purging Program Illegal

    Ohio GOP loses fight to contest new voters, The Supreme Court on Friday threw out a lawsuit brought by the Ohio Republican Party that could have made it easier to challenge tens of votes . . .

    The Real Issue Isn't Voter Fraud, Its Vote Suppression (Joe Rothstein's Commentary)

    Here are some articles on voting machine glitches and the wise move away from electronic-ballot voting systems that are discernibly switching votes in West Virginia in early voting.

    Did Washington waste millions on faulty voting machines?

    Some early W.Va. voters angry over switched votes in Jackson County touch-screens switched votes, three (3) residents say!

    While flagging illegal practices, don't overlook machine error.

    Day before early voting, glitch found with machines.

    Vote Count Error Caught in New Mexico Machines. By Kim Zetter's email from October 07, 2008

    Officials find, fix glitch in New Mexico voting machine.

    Places to Report Any Voting Problems You Experience:
    >> Unfortunately most states do *not* yet require that local election officials record or make public voting problems that occur and could be used to evaluate and improve election systems.

    YouTube Asks Voters to Record Poll Problems

    Problems Voting in the General Election? Report Your Issue Here

    1-866-OUR-VOTE and/or 1-866-MY-VOTE1 Launches: Next Generation in Voter Support

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    Oct 22, 2008 6:19 AM GMT
    How the fuck does an electronic voting machine FUCK UP VOTES?

    If a java applet on some obscure website can do a decent job, how is there ANY technical excuse as to why these things aren't working?

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    Oct 22, 2008 8:59 AM GMT

    It would appear that "secure" isn't so secure anymore!