Archive for the 'Vote Protection' Category

How to Vote in Ohio 2012

Wednesday, September 26th, 2012

(Voter info below.) Before 2004, there was one way to vote in Ohio. You signed in on voting day, punched your ballot, saw it dropped into the ballot box, and walked away knowing you’d done your duty. Since then, a series of Republican moves to hamper voters countered by Democratic moves to help voters, has […]


How to Vote in Ohio 2008

Tuesday, September 30th, 2008

(Voter info below.) Some Ohio citizens may find it easier to vote this election thanks to recent rulings that blocked two Republican tries at vote suppression. In one case, Republicans challenged same day registration and voting, claiming that a newly-registered voter must wait 30 days (the amount of time between the registration deadline and election […]


Sequoia Voting Co. Fed Florida 2000 Vote Trouble

Saturday, February 16th, 2008

The management of the Sequoia Voting Systems company willfully sent lousy punch cards to Florida for its 2000 general election.x10 Last August, HDNet’s Dan Rather Reports aired that story, which gives an answer to why so many card ballots did not have a single, clean punch for president.x11 Sequoia management switched from their reliable card […]


How to Vote in Ohio

Wednesday, October 4th, 2006

“At 4 p.m. the average wait time is about 4.5 hours and continuing to increase,” said a witness of the voting in Columbus, Ohio, during the 2004 election1. “Voters are continuing to leave without voting.” Such long lines in Ohio’s big cities caused tens of thousands of citizens in Democratic-leaning precincts to leave without voting. […]


Ohio Ballot Issues Address ’04 Election Ills

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

The 2004 Ohio election had many problems1. A citizens group, Reform Ohio Now, got four issues on the ballot for Tuesday’s (November 8, 2005) election to address some of the problems2. The issues are: Issue 2 – Vote by Mail: In the 2004 election many Ohioans waited in line over an hour, some as long […]