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Datum: Mon, 27 Dec 2004 12:39:32 -0800 news update:

New Reports, New Interest In Recount

Daily Update

Blackwell's Role Becoming Clearer
As more county recount reports flow into our office, it is becoming clearer that Secretary Blackwell's office had a direct role in making it harder to vote in Ohio and harder to recount the vote.

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TV Networks Officially Refuse to Release Exit Poll Raw Data; Mainstream media finally displays true colors

The Free Press
Gary Beckwith

For those watching the growing body of evidence concerning election fraud in our past presidential election, one question has remained: Why don't we hear about this on the evening news?

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Kerry Lawyer: Does The Re-Election Warrant The Public Trust?

Keith Olbermann

NEW YORK - I spent the weekend holding the latest statement from John Kerry's Ohio attorney up to the light, to see if I could read the secret treasure map written in invisible ink on the other side.

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New Election Updates at Free Press

"Another third rate burglary"
"Hacking the vote in Miami County"
"Update from the Ohio Frontlines"
"Lawsuit Before the Ohio Supreme Court"
"Kerry votes switched to Bush and ballots pre-punched for Bush"
"Uncounted votes in Cuyahoga County"
"Provisional ballots in Cuyahoga County"
"Uncounted votes in Summit County"
"Uncounted votes in Hamilton County"
"Default settings in Mahoning County"


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Rev. Jackson: "Don't let Santa Claus block us from a Revolution!"

From: Sheri Myers

That's what Rev. Jackson told us, the organizers of
the upcoming Ohio 1/03 and the DC 1/06 Voters Rights
Rallies.  "We must keep the drums beating!"

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When recounts count

Toledo Blade

One of these days the mightiest democracy in the world may have to go back to school to learn how to conduct elections. In a closely divided electorate, flaws in the process that once could have been shrugged off no longer can be. In Washington state, the protracted gubernatorial recount shows not only how important it is for citizens to vote, but also how important it is that every vote be counted. After a hand recount, Democrat Christine Gregoire holds a lead of 130 votes over Republican Dino Rossi out of 2.9 million votes cast. This reverses the results after a machine recount, which had put the GOP candidate 42 votes ahead.

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Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and other Grassroots Organizations to Hold Pro Democracy Rally in Ohio


CHICAGO - (December 23, 2004) – The Rev. Jesse Jackson and the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition, along with a coalition of grassroots organizations from across the nation, announced today plans for a “Pro Democracy Count Every Vote Rally,” in Columbus, Ohio, on Monday, January 3, 2005.

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Hunger Strike Seeks to stop election certification

December 22, 2004
Contact: Sarah Gray
Phone: 541-514-3267

Sarah Gray of Eugene Oregon will begin a hunger strike on December 23rd at Senator Ron Wyden's office in Eugene, Oregon. The hunger strike challenges Wyden to question the validity of the States' electors by refusing to ratify the Congressional Certification of the Electoral College on January 6th, 2005.

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Evidence of Fraud and Disenfranchisement in Ohio: A Partial List

Ray Beckerman

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News Analysis and Action Memo, from Solar Bus

Solar Bus
Fellow defenders of democracy,

Merry Christmas and greetings from the Solar Bus. There is much to report.

The big news of the day (and the month!): Break For News reports that Kerry is seriously considering un-conceding on January 6th, if and when several Representatives and Senators stand up to contest the Ohio (and possibly other states') electors.

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Green Party candidate files claim on voting machines

Request urges security of Ohio election data 12/25/2004
Akron Beacon Journal
Associated Press

COLUMBUS - One of two minor-party presidential candidates who paid for a recount of the Ohio vote has asked a federal court to control access to voting machines and election records used in the recount.

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Lawsuit Before the Ohio Supreme Court

The Free Press
by Summarized by Mary Anne Saucier, Columbus, Ohio

NATURE OF THE ACTION On December 13, 2004, numerous Ohio citizens contested “the certification of the election of the electors pledged to George W. Bush and Richard B. Cheney for the offices, respectively, of President of the United States and Vice President of the United Sates for the terms commencing January 20, 2005…” and “…the certification of the election of Thomas Moyer for the office of Chief Justice of the Ohio Supreme Court for the term commencing in 2005.”

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Kerry votes switched to Bush and ballots pre-punched for Bush

The Free Press
by Dr. Werner Lange

Pre-punched ballots; touch-screen vote switching; more absentee votes than absentee voters; unfair provisional voter deletions; change of voting sites on Election Day. voter suppression; voter intimidation; double voting; malfunctioning machines; recalibrated machines; evidently rigged machines; and even 25 million negative votes registered in some races in Mahoning County!

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Mock the Vote

December 23, 2004
by Blair Bobier

Some people just have no respect for the law these days. Unfortunately, they happen to be in charge of our elections.

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