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Felon voting disenfranchisement, BEST-OF: Sarah Silverman, Regina Spektor, Matt Taibbi at Citizen Radio Live

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Listen to the new/best-of episode of Citizen Radio and subscribe to the free podcast. Rania Khalek (@RaniaKhalek) brings you a great field piece about felon voting disenfranchisement, plus a BEST-OF Citizen Radio: Citizen Radio Live! with Sarah Silverman, Regina Spektor, and Matt Taibbi (originally aired 3/18/11). Citizen Radio is a member-supported show. Visit wearecitizenradio.com to sign up [...]

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New poll paints ugly 2010 picture

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Crikey. Check out this poll over at Daily Kos. Particularly, this bit: But a bigger indicator of peril comes from a new survey question added the DK tracking poll for the first time this week. The poll now includes a rather simple indicator of baseline voter enthusiasm for the year 2010. The question offered to respondents [...]

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Uphold the Voting Rights Act

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New York Times Some people claim that Barack Obama’s election has ushered in a “postracial” America, but the truth is that race, and racial discrimination, are still very much with us. The Supreme Court should keep this reality in mind when it considers a challenge to an important part of the Voting Rights Act that [...]

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Help Georgia and Minnesota Democrats

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  In Georgia, a run-off is scheduled for December 2nd between State Representative Jim Martin and Senator Saxby Chambliss.  We need to raise money for the run-off campaign.  Voting started today so we need to get busy.  Victory Fund limit is $12,300.  To contribute to this race, go to http://www.actblue.com/page/senatepostseason and click on Martin.  Contributions to this race DO count against your federal [...]

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$100,000 Reward For Election Rigging Information

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Velvet Revolution (“VR”), a non-profit dedicated to clean and honest elections, today offers a $100,000 reward for hard information leading to the arrest and conviction of any person or persons who helped to rig the 2002 Senate race in Georgia in favor of Saxby Chambliss.  That election pitted the war hero Max Cleland, a popular incumbent, against far-right novice [...]

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Reports of Vote-Flipping Widespread

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Despite an Obama victory, there are numerous reports of vote-flipping. From John Gideon: Today we have reports that ES&S software actually flipped votes in three races at one polling place in Crawford Co Kansas. We also have reports that ES&S software incorrectly reported results in one race in Polk Co North Carolina. The long count of votes in [...]

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GOP Continues to Steal Elections

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This isn’t over yet. From John Gideon: As we suspected tabulation of ballots has revealed problems with voting systems from all of the vendors. Hillsborough Co Florida is rethinking their contract with Premier/Diebold for $6M after having big problems counting votes. Manatee Co Florida also had a problem with Premier. Palm Beach Co had bad memory cartridges from Sequoia. Counties in Pennsylvania and South Carolina had [...]

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VOTE, VOTE, VOTE!

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This is your eight millionth reminder to go vote today! Find your polling place over here. Remind your parents, friends, and coworkers to vote today. If possible, vote on paper ballots, and if you have any problems, call 1 866 OUR VOTE and report it. If you have a car, offer to drive friends to [...]

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