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Urgent Action Alert from New Yorkers for Verified Voting

Urgent Action Alert From New Yorkers for Verified Voting
It's urgent that you write, fax or call New York State Education Officials and tell them not to allow untested, unapproved DREs to be used in the Troy School District Election.
Yesterday I wrote about a new threat to voting integrity in New York State - the Troy NY School Board is planning to use uncertified DREs in School Board Elections on May 15th. This end run by DRE vendors around New York State Election Law must be opposed; We Must Act Now!
Take Action - Write, fax, or call the Commissioner of Education and the NYS Board of Regents and tell them to stop the use of electronic voting machines that have not been approved by the NYS Board of Elections - it will undermine citizen confidence that the election results are legitimate, and open the election to legal challenges throwing the outcome of the election into question for months. Please Take Action Today! Uncertified DREs will be used on May 15th!
Contact information for the Commissioner of Education and the NYS Board of Regents are listed at the bottom of this message.
Tips for writing your letter - It's best to tie the subject matter to yourself in a personal way to make the letter stand out. Whether a computer programmer, lawyer, minister, social worker, election inspector, etc., make the introduction of the letter unique. Then from the Essential Points document on the NYVV website, pick one or two points to make. A short, personal letter from one person counts as one opinion just as much as a lengthy, technical letter, so it's fine for your letter to be brief.
We must challenge this attempt by voting machine vendors to sidestep voting machine regulations that New Yorkers have worked so hard for. There's no time to lose - Please Act Today!
Bo Lipari Executive Director, New Yorkers for Verified Voting
Resources
NYVV's Troy School Election Action Page
Essential Points on the Use of Uncertified DRE Voting Machines in Troy http://www.nyvv.org/newdoc/tcsd/TCSDEssentialPoints.pdf
NYVV's Troy School Election Resource Page http://www.nyvv.org/tcsdres.shtml
Contact Information
Please contact both the Commissioner of Education and the NYS Board of Regents.
Dr. Richard P. Mills, Commissioner of Education NYS Education Department. 89 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12234
518-474-5844 Phone 518-473-4909 Fax
Robert M. Bennett, Chancellor, Board of Regents New York State Board of Regents NYS Education Department. 89 Washington Avenue Albany, NY 12234
518-474-5889 Phone 518-486-2405 Fax
Members of the NYS Board of Regents:
Robert M. Bennett, Chancellor Merryl H. Tisch, Vice Chancellor Saul B. Cohen James C. Dawson Anthony S. Bottar Geraldine D. Chapey Arnold B. Gardner Harry Phillips, 3rd Joseph Bowman, Jr. James R. Tallon, Jr. Milton L. Cofield Roger Tilles Karen Brooks Hopkins

 

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Bo Lipari is the executive director of New Yorkers for Verified Voting.
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