(7 comments) SHARE Tuesday, November 22, 2016 It's Not Too Late! Push Hillary for Recount in 6 Key States
Did human error, computer glitches, hacking, or other problems change the outcome? While there is, as yet, no compelling evidence, the news about hacking and deliberate interference makes it worth finding out.
Please contact Sen. Gillibrand and Congresswoman Lowey (info included) to ask HRC to press for a recount. This is not (only) about her; it's about all of us and what faces our nation if she does not!
(1 comments) SHARE Friday, September 12, 2008 What Can We Do Now To Protect the November Election
"Politics is the way a free people govern themselves." --Bernard Crick. Our elections can be honest if all citizens participate in conducting and observing them. Our governmental policies can provide for the good of all citizens if all citizens participate in our civic and political life--and provide the kind of knowledgeable oversight that can keep democratic government honest. Americans need to tithe our free time for this.
SHARE Thursday, July 26, 2007 NY CITY RESIDENTS: URGENT HELPTO PASS RES. 961
Our City Council Members must voice the need for voting equipment that is under full public control,open to public scrutiny, and worthy of public confidence.Pass Resolution 961 to send a message to the New York State Board of Elections to commission the development of a system that would be owned entirely by our state, or to accept a free system from citizens who have developed it.
SHARE Tuesday, July 17, 2007 What's wrong with S 1487? Let us count the ways...
This is an in-depth analysis of Sen. Feinstein's "election reform" bill S 1487. For the faint at heart or those with a short attention span, even skimming this well-researched article will give you ample reason to oppose the bill. Hearings on S 1487 are scheduled for Wednesday,July 25th.Talk about it;pass it around. After all,they're YOUR elections; it's YOUR vote.What are you prepared to do about it? You snooze, you lose!
(3 comments) SHARE Sunday, April 1, 2007 HAVA and HR 811 - Voting Machines' Impact on Minority Communities
HR811, the Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007, was a shock to grassroots election integrity activists, especially those of us who lobbied for previous versions of the bill. Several lists of problems and amendments have been submitted to Congress.
SHARE Friday, March 16, 2007 ACTION ALERT! Amend HR811--contact your members of Congress ASAP
Editor's Note: While this letter from activist Teresa Hommel gives information for local (NY) elected representatives, it is pertinent to ALL of us, wherever we may live. Use this as a template for action. Contact YOUR elected officials in Washington regarding the dangerous flaws in Rep. Holt's HR 811.
SHARE Thursday, March 15, 2007 Victory in NY City Council
Resolution 131 for paper ballots and optical scanners passed the New York City Council by unanimous vote today, March 14, 2007. The resolution was brilliantly written by the council to make clear to all that elections must be observed by the people, and should not require "trust" in computer experts to say whether the votes were properly handled.(Ed.note: a step in the right direction,showing 'people power' at its best.)
SHARE Sunday, September 24, 2006 Ensure Election Integrity and Verified Voting in NYC!
We need people to speak in favor of paper ballots/optical scanners at community board meetings as well as public hearings that the Commissioners are supposed to hold before they make their decision on new voting equipment.
Please join us for a training session to learn about the issues and obtain talking points for public hearings:
SHARE Friday, August 11, 2006 Just Say "No" to DREs in NY: Press Conference and City Council Vote
Resolution 228 urges public hearings & public testing before our Board of Elections chooses our new voting machines.
WHEN: Wednesday, August 16, 2006
2 PM -- Press Conference on Steps of City Hall, please arrive at 1:30pm
Immediately After Press Conference -- City Council Vote in City Hall
Observers invited to fill the balcony to observe!
WHERE: Council Chambers, City Hall, New York, NY