Dr. Jill Stein explains the recount on The View

Great interview with Jill Stein explaining the hows and whys of the recount effort. Disappointed with Whoopi at the end ambushing Stein with the falsity that she has done nothing over the last 4 years and not letting Stein have time to respond to explain Stein’s activism in the last 4 years and the media blackout up through the election, including from the The View.

In Vermont: Third party incumbent prevails over Republican challenger by just four votes

Hat tip to IPR for the story. Vermont Progressive incumbent legislator prevails over Republican challenger by just four votes December 2nd, 2010 A Progressive Party lawmaker will return to the Vermont House after a judge rejected a challenge to a recount that showed her winning. A recount Friday confirmed earlier election results showing Rep. Susan […]

Incredible development: Altschuler is actually the leader in 1st CD Altschuler/Bishop race

(excerpt from) Newsday Altschuler leads Bishop after voting machine re-canvass November 5, 2010 9:36 PM In the close House race on the East End, Republican Randy Altschuler moved ahead of incumbent Rep. Tim Bishop Friday after a re-canvass of voting machines. Altschuler leads Bishop, a Democrat, by about 400 votes, both campaigns said, citing data […]

Nassau County: Suozzi concedes to Mangano

(excerpt from) Nassau News Live Suozzi Concedes Election to Republican Challenger Written by Timothy Robertson Nearly a month after Election Day, incumbent Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi conceded the election Tuesday to his Republican challenger, Nassau Legislator Edward Mangano.

Update: Mangano/Suozzi recount in Nassau

Update, Dec 1st: Suozzi concedes to Mangano. Democrat incumbent defeated by challenger. Story: here. _______________________________________________________________________ Thanks to the Times Union, New York state political blog, for the link. (Excerpt from) The New York Times Vote Recount in Nassau Approaches Completion By Angela Macropoulos / November 29, 2009 MINEOLA, N.Y. — Nearly three weeks after Election […]

Nassau County, LI: Republican challenger Mangano leads Democratic Party incumbent Suozzi

November 29th update: As per The New York Times: As of Wednesday [November 25], with all but a handful of the ballots counted, Mr. Suozzi trailed by 217 votes November 17th Update: As per this story at Long Island Press: “Mangano took the lead last week by 497 votes following a re-canvassing of voting machines. […]

Senate recount battle: Interesting shift…

KW: As third party activists, the battles between duopoly Democrats and duopoly Republicans don’t usually capture our passions. Though, it is pretty interesting that the Norm Coleman/Al Franken recount has gone on for so long, that Norm Coleman’s term lapsed. He is no longer a Senator. Yet, the recount battle is not over. Found a […]

Prop 8 opponents plan [and another] Saturday protest

Update 11/13/2008: More protests planned for this Saturday, Nov. 15th in various cities around the country. A good web page is here at Join the Impact. Click on their dates and places links for more info. Update: About ten thousand people showed up at each of the two biggest protests. And, more throughout California, where […]

Rest in Peace Representative Stephanie Tubbs Jones

Today, Wednesday, August 20th, Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones passed away. Condolences to her family and loved ones. I admired Stephanie Tubbs Jones’ actions in regards to the 2004 Presidential Election. Stephanie Tubbs Jones bravely challenged the Ohio vote count. My friend, Public Access colleague Terry Morrone and I went to Washington, D.C. in January 2005 […]

If you like HBO’s “Recount”, you’ll love this…

Before there was Recount – which will start airing this Sunday on HBO – there was “American Blackout”. American Blackout is a movie that tells the story of the stolen presidential elections of 2000 and 2004. The movie gives insight into all the various ways that the powers that be can swing elections: electronic voting; […]

David Lussier update

Our Green in Albany did not end up with a win. Here is a brief report from the state web-site: David Lussier News: November 15th, 2007 After recanvassing, Dave Lussier – Green Party candidate for Albany County Legislature – fell short of winning by 11 votes (he was up by 5 on election night). http://www.lussierforleg.com/

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