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Voting Irregularities
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Voter Suppression / Irregularities

ENTER_ALT_TEXT They’re coming in from everywhere:

  • Orange County CA Candidate Says Machines Down, No Paper Ballots Available
  • ‘Voting Nightmare’ Reported by Denver Post
    Older items after the jump…

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    Is the GOP Using Robo-Calls to Depress Turnout?

    In Nebraska, it appears GOP operatives are blanketing residents with “robo-calls” containing the Democratic candidate’s voice—in order to get voters so angry with the Dem that they vote against him.
    We agree with John at AMERICAblog: Throw these bums in jail.

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    New Rules, Machines Frazzle Poll Workers

    New touchscreen voting machines are delaying votes in polling stations across the country, some of which have reverted to paper ballots due to the confusion.

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    Voters Call RNCC Calls ‘Harassment’

    Automated “robo-calls” from GOP computers are infuriating people across the nation, who say they have to disconnect their phones to escape the bombardment.

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    U.S. Determined to Pollute

    America restated its opposition to limiting greenhouse gas emissions during a conference of more than 100 countries searching for a global solution to climate change.  According to the U.S. negotiator: “I certainly got no indication [from the Bush administration] that there’s any change in our position, nor is there likely to be during this presidency….”

    Posted on Nov 7, 2006 READ MORE


    Jim Webb
    webbforsenate.com

    Election Trivia

    Did you know Democratic Senate candidate Jim Webb once boxed Oliver North?

    Posted on Nov 7, 2006 READ MORE


    Ballot
    backtalk.com

    Get Ready for a Long Night

    New rule changes and the increased popularity of absentee voting might mean results from Tuesday’s election won’t be known for some time.

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    Veek the Vote
    From veekthevote.com

    Veek the Vote

    Want to share your voting experience with the world via your mobile camera? Shoot a quick video vignette, upload it to veekthevote.com, and share it with the world 15 to 60 seconds later.

    Posted on Nov 6, 2006 READ MORE


    Daniel Ortega
    wikipedia.org

    Sandinista Leader Poised to Win Election

    Former revolutionary and U.S. foe Daniel Ortega is headed toward victory in Nicaragua’s presidential election.  Like other leftist leaders who’ve found success in Latin America, Ortega campaigned against “savage capitalism” and poverty.

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    Ted Haggard
    From Wonkette

    Haggard’s Hooker: I Wanted to Sway Elections

    The gay male prostitute who serviced disgraced evangelist Ted Haggard (above) has disclosed all manner of intimate details to a radio show host.

  • The tawdry bits aside, the interesting thing here is that the prostitute readily admits he timed his disclosure to help the cause of gay marriage on the Nov. 7 election ballots.

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