by Susan Truitt
Truitt is Co-Founder, CASE Ohio, Citizen's
Alliance for Secure Elections
Thank you all for your supportive responses to the allegations of electio fraud in the 2004 presidential election. Here are some concrete actions that you can take that will make a diffrence.
Please keep your indignation alive and use that nergy to raise the issue
publicly until the mass media can use the "F" word -- fraud.
Please keep the energy going to help educate the public regarding the
devastating truth that our electoral process is broken and is being taken
over by right wing zealots and privatization.
and tell them to help pursue a post-election challenge to the vote tallies.
Donate money to these organizations.
Send financial donations to: Black Box Voting, Bev Harris' site. She is doing a world of good with her tenacious and brave work. She sent out
Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests to every county in the country, and that type of effort requires funds. Read Black Box Voting, by Bev Harris, available on the web, to arm yourself with the sad facts of a broke electoral process:
Also, send donations to the Electronic Frontier Foundation. The Electronic Frontier Foundation has been instrumental in all litigation across the country relating to e-voting (electronic voting):
Send donations to VerifiedVoting http://www.verifiedvoting.org> and
VotersUnite and BallotIntegrity
. These organizations have done a lion's share of getting the word out about what is wrong in this country's electoral process.
Write to your local newspapers to inform the public at large what is going on. Tell them to cover the election debacle and tell them to use the "F"word liberally...
Write to John Conyers (D - Mich), Ranking Member of the House Judiciary Committee on the Constitution, who has requested a Congressional Hearing on the 2004 election. Tell him you support the request and that you want him to
push for the hearing to be held as soon as possible.
Contact Information for John Conyers:
* Washington DC E-Mail Address:
* Washington DC Web Address:
* Washington DC Web Mail Address:
* Washington DC Web Mail Address:
Washington DC Address
2426 Rayburn House Office Building
Washington, DC 20515-2214
District Address - Detroit
Federal Building, Room 669
231 West Lafayette Boulevard
Detroit, MI 48226-2766
District Address - Southgate
15100 Northline Road, Suite 257
Southgate, MI 48195
Detroit, MI 48221
Write to George Soros and ask him to help fund litigation in Ohio and Florida to challenge the vote tallies.
c/o Open Society Institute--New York
888 7th Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10106
United States of America
Write to the DNC and ask why Senator Kerry capitulated so quickly -- before the information on the vote tallies was even beginning to com ein. Tellthem that Senator Kerry needs to take back his concession. Democratic National
Committee, 430 South Capitol St SE, Washington, DC 20003. Their phone number is 202-863-8000. Their web-site is:
Contact the Kerry campaign and tell them that he has done a great disservice to the American people by capitulating so quickly - before information could be gathered. Tell him to reconsider in light of all that is coming to the
Contact National Headquarters
Kerry-Edwards 2004, Inc.
P.O. Box 34640
Washington, DC 20043
Stay in touch with and CaseOhio
Finally, forward this to all of your friends, acquaintances, listservs, etc.
Keep up the good fight.
> > "All we know is what we believe."
> > -- George W. Bush
> > "Before they sieze power and establish a world according to their
> > doctrines, totalitarian movements conjure up a lying world of
> > consistency which is more adequate to the needs of the human
> > mind than reality itself."
> > - Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism
> > "To announce that there must be no criticism of the President or
> > that we are to stand by the President, right or wrong is not only
> > unpatriotic and servile, it is morally treasonable to the American
> > Public."
> > -- Theodore Roosevelt
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