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Announcement :: Politics
Rally for the Republic-Boston’s Faneuil Hall,Monday, January 3, 7 – 9:30 p.m
30 Dec 2004
Defend Our Democracy!
Call on Congress to Stand Up & Be Counted
For Equal Voting Rights For All On January 6!
Speakers to include:
David Lytel – Founder of Redeafbush.com, a federal PAC, participated in the 2000 & the current Constitutional Challenges to the legitimacy of the Florida and Ohio electoral votes

Jonathan Simon – Exit poll analyst, attorney, voting activist and chiropractor

Tom Barbera - One of thirteen MA electors who passed a unanimous resolution asking for the investigation and remedy of election violations

Faye Morrison - Ayer Selectwoman who spent six months campaigning and working with Election Protection in several states - disturbing stories of voter suppression from the trenches

Donna Palermino, Esq. - Activist and Attorney, to speak on the legal aspects of the challenge

Campaign Volunteers - Local citizens who campaigned in Ohio, Florida and other states,to share their personal experiences of vote suppression. PLUS A SHORT VIDEO ON VOTE SUPPRESSION IN OHIO.
Boston
Defend Our Democracy!
Call on Congress to Stand Up & Be Counted
For Equal Voting Rights For All On January 6!

Rally for the Republic

At the Historic Cradle of Liberty -
Boston’s Faneuil Hall
Monday, January 3
7 – 9:30 p.m.

Gather in the Boston Common near the State House
at 6:30 p.m. and we will March to Faneuil Hall


Call on our U.S. Senators & Reps. to do the right thing on January 6!
Ask them NOT to certify the electoral votes of states where election results are still in question. Disturbing incidents of voter suppression and reports of possible vote tampering are emerging from Ohio and other states.
Members of Congress plan a challenge in the Joint Session of the U.S. Congress on January 6, 2005. Ask your Senators and Reps to join the challenge. Invoke our Constitutional protection of the right to vote.

Stand in solidarity with the voters of Ohio
Jesse Jackson will also lead a Rally for the Republic in Columbus on January 3.

Speakers to include:

David Lytel – Founder of Redeafbush.com, a federal PAC, participated in the 2000 & the current Constitutional Challenges to the legitimacy of the Florida and Ohio electoral votes

Jonathan Simon – Exit poll analyst, attorney, voting activist and chiropractor

Tom Barbera - One of thirteen MA electors who passed a unanimous resolution
asking for the investigation and remedy of election violations

Faye Morrison - Ayer Selectwoman who spent six months campaigning and working with Election Protection in several states - disturbing stories of voter suppression from the trenches

Donna Palermino, Esq. - Activist and Attorney, to speak on the legal aspects of the challenge

Campaign Volunteers - Local citizens who campaigned in Ohio, Florida and other states,to share their personal experiences of vote suppression. PLUS A SHORT VIDEO ON VOTE SUPPRESSION IN OHIO.
Music by Greg Greenway, folk singer

Sponsored by the Coalition Against Election Fraud, www.caef.us Contact us at caef (at) caef.us

ELECTION FRAUD 2004

There were 57,000 complaints of voting violations dealing with machine problems and acts of voter suppression delivered to the US House of Representatives Judiciary Committee.

Machine problems include electronic touch screen machines in Florida that began counting votes backwards and others that reported the wrong candidate as people voted. Hanging chads were once again a problem, this time in Ohio. Just as in Florida in 2000, the greatest ballot spoilage -- ballots cast but not countable -- occurred in predominately African American precincts.

Some voters were turned away illegally. Others were given provisional ballots that were later discarded. Inexcusable waits of up to ten hours caused an unknown number of voters to give up without voting. Many were sent to the wrong polling place. Many experienced intimidation. Tens of thousands were purged from voting lists. Absentee ballots did not arrive or went uncounted. African American, low-income and younger voters were disproportionately disenfranchised.

Significant discrepancies between the exit polls and the official results occurred -- but only in swing states. Statistical analysis shows that the chance of such selective disparity between the exit polls and the official tallies, almost always favoring George Bush, were less than one in a million.

These are the kinds of problems that led the Ukrainian people to take to the streets and the international community to stand up and cry foul. The Voting Rights Act makes voter suppression illegal. The 14th
Amendment of our Constitution says that if voters are disenfranchised, the vote of the Electoral College should be adjusted proportionately.

We must be able to trust that our electoral processes are fair and just. This is a non-partisan issue. Join us in opposing the January 6 certification of this election. If even one House member and one Senator object to the electoral votes of any state, that objection will be recorded and the vote will not be automatically certified. After the 2000 election Representatives from the Congressional Black Caucus were willing not to certify, but they couldn't find one Senator to support them. Don't let that happen again.

What You Can Do:

Contact your U.S. Senators & Representative and ask them to vote NOT to certify the electoral votes on January 6! Senators and Representatives can be reached toll-free by calling 1-800-839-5276 or 1-877-762-8762 (connecting all offices). In addition, contact these key U.S. Senators:
Barbara Boxer CA-D Robert Byrd WV-D Mark Dayton MN-D
Thomas Harkin IA-D Jim Jeffords VT-I Edward Kennedy MA-D
Patrick Leahy VT-D Carl Levin MI-D Joseph Lieberman CT-D
Barbara Mikulski MD-D Barack Obama IL-D Charles Schumer NY-D
Olympia Snow ME-R

Join our daily vigil at John Kerry’s home at Louisburg Square on Beacon Hill in Boston. 12:30–1:30 pm, except 4–5 pm on New Year's Eve.

Travel to Washington DC to visit Congress before the vote and attend the January 6 Defend Democracy Rally and Vigil, 10am-4pm in Upper Senate Park.

Visit our web site for details or further information (www.caef.us).

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