Once obscure, Ohio vote has new prominence Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The Ohio presidential election - the one that counts - has been conducted mostly in obscurity for 200 years. Not this time.
New Mexico Community Leaders Audit The Vote Story Here Archive
Community leaders and activists encouraged the Secretary of State today to begin the state's recount effort. There has been no formal response to the recount request from the Secretary's office. The recount, requested by Green Party Presidential Candidate David Cobb and Libertarian Party Presidential Candidate Michael Badnarik, must begin no later than next Monday or Tuesday in order to comply with state law.
Protesters urge delay for Ohio electors Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - As it has done for 200 years, Ohio's delegation to the Electoral College is to meet Monday to cast ballots for president and vice president - but this time, there are demands that the electors wait until after a recount. A demonstration was held Sunday as about 100 people gathered outside the Ohio Statehouse to protest the delegation's vote.
Ohio Recount Affidavit - Richard Hayes Phillips Story Here Archive
I, RICHARD HAYES PHILLIPS, do swear and affirm the following:
Kerry Lawyer Seeks Ohio Ballot Inspection Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Democrat John Kerry is asking county elections officials to allow his witnesses to inspect the 92,000 ballots cast in Ohio in which no vote for president was recorded, a Kerry lawyer said Sunday night.
Send No Messengers of Defeat: The Texas Capitol Rally Story Here Archive
?Today across the country a citizen uprising begins,? says Kip Humphrey, giving the first speech of his life, under a pure blue sky in Texas. It is the day before the Electoral College meets, and Humphrey is here to demonstrate his anger and disappointment with the way that election 2004 has gone down.
Once obscure, Ohio vote has some new clout Story Here Archive
COLUMBUS ? The Ohio presidential election ? the one that counts ? has been conducted mostly in obscurity for 200 years. Not this time.
VOTE FRAUD ALLEGED Story Here Archive
The disregard shown by the Democratic Party and the mainstream media for the serious questions and concerns about how private companies count our votes ?smacks of complicity.? Despite their oft-repeated promise that ?every vote? would ?be counted,? before the ballots could even be tallied in the crucial swing state of Ohio, Sen. John Forbes Kerry had conceded defeat.
Former North Coast congressman jailed in Ohio after protesting Story Here Archive
UKIAH, Calif. - Former U.S. U.S. Rep. Dan Hamburg was jailed after he attempted to deliver a letter about election irregularities to the Ohio secretary of state.
New votes surface in recount Story Here Archive
New votes continued to turn up yesterday in the governor's race recount, with 17 of 39 counties reporting, but Christine Gregoire still has not benefited from the hand tally commissioned last week by the state Democratic Party.
County begins second and final hand recount Story Here Archive
Their fingers and their lips moved silently as they counted ballots. When their job is done, the state will have a new governor.
County lawmakers unite on state vote issue Story Here Archive
Any new voting machines used in the state should have a backup system to help ensure all votes are counted, Dutchess County lawmakers say.
Slot-machine opponents demand for a recount Story Here Archive
Slot-machine opponents said this week they have withdrawn their lawsuit seeking a recount of the 78,000 Broward County votes that swung the Amendment Four vote squarely to proponents.
Vote Suppression Report Released by Watchdog Coalition Story Here Archive
Among preliminary findings detailed in a paper called ?Shattering the Myth,? democracy advocates list nationwide polling place and equipment irregularities, absentee and provisional ballot problems, plus targeted disenfranchisement.
Cuts in precincts add to voter lines Story Here Archive
Since the 2000 presidential election, the Summit County Board of Elections has eliminated 149 of its precincts more than any other Ohio county.
39 voting machines unused: 17 never activated at inner-city precincts; officials not sure why Story Here Archive
In a development that came to light just this week, several extra Franklin County voting machines earmarked for Columbus? inner-city polling places on Election Day never made it inside.
Democrats stress voting rights in radio address Story Here Archive
WASHINGTON (CNN) Democrats used their weekly radio address Saturday to focus on ensuring accurate ballot counts and elections free of voter intimidation.
Man or machine? Rossi-Gregoire recount prompts dispute over accuracy Story Here Archive
With the governor's race hanging in the balance, an unprecedented third vote count is now underway in the state's 39 counties ? by real live human beings this time. The two previous tallies, both by machine, showed underdog Republican Dino Rossi to be the winner by the tiniest margin on record, 42 votes at last count.
Election reform needed: U.S. system would fail certification elsewhere Story Here Archive
If President Bush wants the United States to be a beacon of freedom for the rest of the world, he's going to need to spend part of his political capital to replace some burned-out bulbs in this country's democratic process.
Text of Democratic response by Donna Brazile Story Here Archive
Our nation was founded on the principle of one man, one vote. Unfortunately, that was literally the case over 200 years ago, as only white, male landowners were originally given the right to vote