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Coalition for Voting Integrity Vigil and Rally to Save the Vote!

By Mary Ann Gould  Posted by Joan Brunwasser (about the submitter)       (Page 1 of 1 pages) (View How Many People Read This)   No comments
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Coalition for Voting Integrity Vigil and Rally

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Mary Ann Gould

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(c) 215.588.5818

(h) 215.357.5206

Doylestown - The Coalition of Voting Integrity announces a candlelight vigil to save the vote. The vigil will begin at 5:30pm on Thursday, February 9th at the Doylestown Courthouse. It will take place in support and anticipation of a Citizens' Rally to Save the Vote, which will take place on Saturday, February 11 at 2pm also at the Doylestown Courthouse.

The point of the both the vigil and the rally will be to encourage Bucks County citizens to contact the County Commissioners to ask that they purchase or lease a voting system that provides a voter-verified paper ballot. Major legislation is currently pending in the Pennsylvania General Assembly that would mandate a voter-verfied paper ballot (HB 2000, SB 977). Federal legislation is also currently pending in the U.S. House of Representatives (H.R. 4666), which would move the deadline for HAVA compliance past the 2006 primaries. In that light, it is vital that the County Commissioners do not rush to act, making a decision that is not only wastes taxpayer money but also also jeopardizes the integrity of our vote.

As in CVI rallies past, Paul Revere (Robert Gerenser) will be there on Thursday and Saturday to remind citizens that time is of the essence and that they must now make their voices heard to their elected representatives. The struggle to save our vote is our own.

Coalition for Voting Integrity
email: bucks.voter.verified.paper.ballots@gmail.com
web: http://coalitionforvotingintegrity.org

 

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Joan Brunwasser is a co-founder of Citizens for Election Reform (CER) which since 2005 existed for the sole purpose of raising the public awareness of the critical need for election reform. Our goal: to restore fair, accurate, transparent, secure elections where votes are cast in private and counted in public. Because the problems with electronic (computerized) voting systems include a lack of (more...)
 

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