Vote Single Payer – Vote Hawkins for Governor, Green Party, Row F

A single payer health care system – at the federal or state level – remains the best solution for the American health care system. A vote for Howie Hawkins, the Green Party candidate for Governor, is a great way to show politicians that you still want a single payer, improved and expanded Medicare for All […]

Election Judge dumbfounded her ballot was rejected

Remember in 2000, when the Supreme Court decided in Bush v. Gore that while Americans have a right to vote, they did not necessarily have the right to have their vote counted? Fate may have provided Americans with revenge (and maybe a change of heart?) with one judge in Minnesota. An election judge in Minnesota, […]

Web-site compares Electronic Voting Machines to Las Vegas Slot Machines

Found this at Ballot Access News: Comparison of Security: Slot Machines v Electronic Voting Machines The markcrispinmiller.com blog has this interesting comparison of Nevada state security rules for gambling machines, versus the normal state oversight for electronic vote-counting machines. Most significant is that Nevada requires the users of gambling equipment to reveal the software to […]

Malik Update: 9:52pm (4 percent reporting, Rep ahead)

In the Louisiana race for Congress, 2nd District, at 9:53 pm, the Secretary of State’s office reports: Four percent of precincts reporting: Joseph Cao (Rep) at 56% William Jefferson (Dem/incumbent) at 39% Malik Rahim (Green Party) at 4% Gregory Kahn (Libertarian) at 1%

neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. neworleans: The Times Pic playing dirty politics In the years following the collapse of the federal levees after Hurricane Katrina, activist Malik Rahim was busy organizing one of the most influential recovery organizations in the Gulf […]

Sat. Dec 6th: Elect Malik Rahim to Congress (Louisiana)

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. New Orleans, Louisiana holds elections on Saturday! Hurrah for the working people! Come out to vote, Saturday, December 6, 2008! Malik Rahim is running on a platform of environmental peace and justice. Malik is a Green […]

Good news for electoral activists: 6th Circuit issues excellent opinion

(excerpt from) Ballot Access News 6th Circuit Issues Excellent Opinion on Need to Treat All Voters Equally On November 26, the 6th circuit issued an opinion in League of Women Voters v Brunner, no. 06-3335, which has excellent philosophy about the protection given to each voter by the U.S. Constitution. This specific case was filed […]

Voting FAQ for Louisiana, 2nd District Congress/3rd District State Senate

Update: 12/7/08: Anh “Joseph” Cao (Republican) won. Malik Rahim  got at least 3%.  The update on Wilderside is: here. More info on voting at bottom and in article: here 2008 Early voting in Louisiana is over! (It was Tuesday, Nov. 18th to Tuesday, Nov. 25th) Greens around the country have been focused on ways to […]

Electoral College News from Nebraska: And, what next?

Ballot Access News reports that even thought most of Nebraska’s Electoral College votes went to Bush, Obama has now won “one Electoral College Vote” from that state. Ballot Access News goes on to explain the history of some states having proportional apportionment of their Electors, rather than winner-take-all (which history was stated incorrectly in a […]

View of the Obama Election: A Nader Supporter from Nassau County, NY

Steve Sloane, a Long Islander who supported Nader, sent out the following e-mail: Nader Forum-You are blind-copied to protect your privacy (what is left of it). I voted for Nader again yesterday.  I watched the results on CNN, Comedy Channel and NET.  They did not mention Nader during the hours that I watched.  It was […]

Issues and new laws around the country: Ballot measure results

There is a good list of ballot measures, with the actual wording, and the results at: www.news.aol.com/elections/2008/ballot Some issues: Unfortunately, in California, Proposition 8 passed, which says that the state constitution will define marriage as between a man and a woman. An article about that is: here. I believe that proponents of same-sex marriage believe […]

Views Of The Obama Election: Finding A Tribe’s Voice

KW: We will be posting a series of post-election thoughts and e-mails from various people, including some people who did and some who did not vote for Obama. The e-mail below was sent out by Lisa Votino-Tarrant, who lives on the Shinnecock Reservation, in Eastern Long Island. Finding A Tribe’s Voice Hi All, I had […]

Video AND For Voter Support In Suffolk (631) 650-2301

Video of some of the volunteers with the PeaceSmiths, Inc. Voter Support Project. Please feel free to call with election and voting questions.

4:19pm: Round-up of voting anecdotes on Long Island

[For Voter Support in Suffolk County, call: (631) 650-2301. A grassroots volunteer can try to answer questions about voting rights and voting rules.] I have to admit, Newsday has interesting coverage and lots of video of voting places on Long Island. There synposis is: “Turnout Through The Roof”. Here are my anecdotes garnered from my […]

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