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Friday, October 31, 2008

Election Protection Information

With the election around the corner and early voting well under way, it is past time to post information about Election Protection. There are a ton of resources out there and it is up to us to make sure that every voter has the information that will protect them and their vote. Please add any election protection websites or phone numbers that you come across.

The main phone number to remember is 1-866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683)

Obama has two websites devoted to reporting voting problems:

Under the Radar Excellent flash map of dirty tricks Nationwide

Truth: Vote for Change Clearinghouse for voting problems

On the Web:

American Bar Association Election Protection Site

National Campaign for Fair Elections

NCFFE State Pages

The Democracy Campaign

Election Protection Wiki Clearinghouse to report problems at the polls.

866OURVOTE dot org Another way to get to the National Campaign for Fair Elections

Election Strike Force In partnership with Brad Blog

NAACP Vote Hard Bus Tour

Standing for Voters

Vote 411 dot org A project of The League of Women Voters, everything that you need to know about voting.

Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights

Alternet Online Voting Guide. Excellent resource with every link that you can imagine.

PFAW know your voting rights page.

Voters Unite

Voters Unite Links to State SOS Pages

Democracy Dispatch Election Resources

Network of Citizens

Center for Media and Democracy Election Watch

State Resources:

Election reform CA

Fair Elections Georgia

California Election Protection Network

North Carolina Democratic Party Election Protection

Ohio Election Fraud

NAACP Maryland

California Election Protection

Florida Election Protection

Report:

Excellent report on the 2006 election and disenfranchisement of voters. PDF

A few articles on problems with machines and disenfranchisement, already, in 2008:

Watching the Polls

Where Are the Election Protection Attorneys?

Election Protection in Sante Fe

Some Small Wins for Voters

Voters in 31 States Screwed

Election Protection by Amy Goodman

The Free Press Election News

Scoop.Co.Nz “USA Coup” Articles about the theft of the 2008 Election

Mark Crispin Miller Author of “Fooled Again”

Please note: I cannot vouch for all of these sites; I am only offering information and resources. Cross posted at Low and Left Part Deux

UPDATE: Links that I forgot:

Verified Voting

Steal Back Your Vote

Stealing America

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