Verified Voting Lobby Days PIcs
Monday, June 13, 2005
Thank you so much Rep. Holt, Common Cause , Verified Voting, Voter's Unite, Vote Trust and everyone who showed up, and also those that have signed petitions, or sent post cards. Keep telling them DEMOCRACY COUNTS!
listening to reason
This is a very powerful article. Thank you to the author.
Saturday, June 11, 2005
Rep. Russ Holt's web site.
“Voting should not be an act of blind faith. It should be an act of record,” said Rep Rush Holt. “But current law does nothing to protect the integrity of our elections against computer malfunction, computer hackers, or any other potential irregularities.”
Please read the key points of bill HR550 at the above link.
Concered hard working citizens. Folks please identify pictures in comments Bernie Ellis (organizer of Nashville Election Reform Conf.) be sure to read Robert Koehler's above linked article, inspired by this conference and the FACTS.
Verified Voting a great site. VerifiedVoting.org strongly endorses:
H.R.550, the Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2005
"Our purpose is to support grass roots groups in their efforts to change laws and regulations governing voting systems and election administration, to facilitate communication among them, and to provide a national voice and lobbying presence."
Votersunite.org "A non-partisan national grassroots resource for fair and accurate elections! We believe in the power of facts.
2 Chellie Pingree, president of Common Cause; Rep. Holt; Joan Krawitz, executive director of VoteTrustUSA; and Pam Smith, national coordinator for VerifiedVoting.org
The press conference
"The fight today to gain support for HR 550 is about one of the fundamentally important functions of the government in our democracy: providing a fair, secure, convenient and accessible voting system," said Common Cause President Chellie Pingree, referring to the legislation sponsored by Rep. Rush Holt (D-NJ). "The act of voting is the cornerstone of our democracy. Americans must have confidence that their vote will be counted fairly and accurately."