Politicians protest certifying of vote Story Here Archive
With Congress set to certify the presidential vote this week, U.S. Rep. Stephanie Tubbs Jones and the Rev. Jesse Jackson tried Sunday to keep Ohio's election in the spotlight.
Election reformers eye next vote Story Here Archive
After an election that, relatively speaking, lacked major voting problems, election reform activists have started to refine their focus.
Activists want hand-counting for ballots Story Here Archive
There's a simple cure for what ails Boulder County's delay-plagued vote-counting process, a group of election watchers says: Ditch the machines and count the ballots by hand.
Ten preliminary reasons why the Bush vote does not compute, and why Congress must investigate rather than certify the Electoral College (Part One of Two) Story Here Archive
The presidential vote for George W. Bush does not compute.
Dialing In For Democracy - Now Is Critical Story Here Archive
Jeff Taylor is one of Vermont's three electors - representatives elected by the citizens of Vermont to vote for President of the United States. He and his two peers have joined the electors of several other states in signing resolutions asking their state's congressional delegation to protest the Ohio slate of electors.
Will John Kerry Report for Duty? Story Here Archive
Early in Campaign 2004, Sen. John Kerry challenged George W. Bush?s operatives to ?bring it on,? fully expecting that they would try to smear his patriotism despite his Vietnam War medals. In accepting the Democratic nomination, Kerry again highlighted his national service by snapping off a salute with the words: ?Reporting for duty.?
Op-Ed: More Trials and Tribulations for Ohio Story Here Archive
If you thought the advent of 2005 would bring an end to the 2004 vote controversy, think again. Throughout the week, pro- democracy grassroots organizations will be protesting around the country, culminating in a rally at the Capitol on Thursday, the day the votes of the Electoral College are to be counted.
Is There One Senator Who Will Stand Up for Black Voters? Story Here Archive
Perhaps the most powerful moment in Michael Moore's film "Fahrenheit 9-11" was the stony silence in the hall of the joint session of Congress as a line of African- American and other non-white representatives stood up and pleaded for just one senator to issue an official challenge to the Florida electoral college delegation and its vote in favor of candidate George Bush. This Thursday, we are destined to have a repeat of that dramatic event.
Politically passionate voters chose to challenge election results Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS, Ohio - One voter didn't witness fraud Election Day but was suspicious of the results. Another was surprised by long lines in her suburban city, where voting was always quick in the past.
Count votes same way we count money Story Here Archive
Why can't counting ballots be as precise and mundane as counting money in the bank? Democracy can be messy, but that doesn't mean counting our votes should be, too.
House committee chairman supports federal audit of Shelley Story Here Archive
WASHINGTON - A House committee chairman who oversees a new voting law recommended a federal audit Monday of how California Secretary of State Kevin Shelley spent money under the law.
Bush asks judge to toss Ohio election suit Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS, Ohio President Bush's re-election campaign asked the chief justice of the Ohio Supreme Court on Monday to throw out a challenge of the election in this swing state, saying the case resembles "a poorly drafted script for a late night conspiracy-theory movie."
GOP questions vote discrepancies: 8,500 and counting Story Here Archive
Republicans laid the groundwork Monday for a potential legal challenge to the governor's election, with attention turning once again to possible voting discrepancies.
Ohio recount highlights continuing vote trouble Story Here Archive
WASHINGTON - Fifty-six days after voting for president had ended around the country, George W. Bush finally cleared the last prominent hurdle to his re-election last Tuesday when Ohio officials confirmed his victory there.
On Jan. 6 in Washington, D.C.: Tell Bush: We Will Stop Voter Disenfranchisement! Story Here Archive
Join Medea Benjamin, John Bonifaz, David Cobb, Congressman John Conyers (invited), Alysia Fischer, George Friday, Rev. Jesse Jackson (invited), Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney (invited), Rev. Lennox Yearwood and many others as we: Rally at 10:00 a.m. in Lafayette Park across from the White House. We will then! march to Capitol Hill to join with others at the U.S. Capitol at noon.
Swiss voting leader visits Boulder Story Here Archive
It's not that waiting until Nov. 5 to learn the basic results of the Nov. 2 Boulder County election caused the end of the world, but local citizens and officials alike will be watching the county election process closely and offering suggestions for some time to come.
Vote challengers accuse Blackwell of trying to let 'clock run out' Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS - Partisan activists contesting the presidential election results in Ohio said the state's highest court appears willing to "allow the clock to run out" so that the Electoral College results become official on Jan. 6.
Did We Bounce An Election? Story Here Archive
I'll admit it; my checkbook is not very tidy. Like many people, I don't scrupulously reconcile my bank statements and I don't record every trip to the ATM or check card purchase the way my dad taught me. Usually everything works out fine but every once in a while I bounce a check and suffer the consequences of my sloppiness. It seems our public officials are being just as reckless with our votes. An examination of the New Mexico canvass report of the November 2 election suggests that the state might be running the risk of bouncing an election.
Ohio's official non-recount ends amidst new evidence of fraud, theft and judicial contempt mirrored in New Mexico Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS The Ohio presidential recount was officially terminated Tuesday, December 28.
Coalition Urges Congress to Act Against Election Fraud Story Here Archive
WASHINGTON December 30 Massachusetts Elector Tom Barbera and local activists with the Coalition Against Election Fraud (CAEF) will call on members of Congress to take action in response to election fraud at a Rally for the Republic, to be held inside of Faneuil Hall on Monday, January 3 at 7:00 p.m. Organizers invite all those concerned about preserving our voting rights to gather at 6:30 p.m. at the State House entrance to Boston Common for a march to the indoor Rally at Faneuil Hall.