Tuesday, August 17, 2004

More Voting Irregularities?

Via Island Dave, we learn that somebody is submitting change of address cards for registered voters meaning that when they show up to vote, they are not on the rolls at their local, correct, polling place. They are not removed from the rolls completely, and there are no ways to trace the origins of the change of address cards. Is this the perfect crime?

Are you registered to vote? Are you sure you're registered? I am currently pissed off. Let me tell you why. Today, around lunchtime, I went with my parents to the polls to vote in our primary election. When I got there, I found that I had somehow been removed from the books, and hence could not vote. Frustrated, I took the day off work and my mom took me down to the Election Board at 18th and Walnut. When we got there, we found that the reason I was not on the books is that SOMEONE had sent in an address change card for me. I live near 76th and Troost, but the voting database now had me down as living at 52nd and Locust - I've NEVER lived there, and have in fact lived at this address all of my life (well, except for the year in England, and even then this was my "permanent address"). It took about two hours, but the elections commission director straightened it out and I was finally able to vote. However, she told me why this has been happening, and it's very worrisome. Apparently there are groups out there who buy copies of the voter registration rolls, then send in new registrations for registered voters giving them a new address.
Even if you've gotten a voter registration card - as we do here in New York - you should call your local voter registration office and double check. Do NOT wait until the last minute, do NOT take the chance that you will not be able to vote in November. Do it NOW!

If you find any irregularities, contact the FEC and let them know about it.


Anonymous said...

[p]Therefore do some research on official [url=http://www.uggclassictallboot.co.uk]ugg classic boots[/url] UGG websites before ordering . We will presume that you simply learn some sneaker models you adore but you are on the web . Die Aggregation geschtzt, und den hinteren Garten Ausrstung, ungewhnlich [url=http://www.uggbootsugg4u.co.uk]ugg boots sale uk
[/url] Schuhe und Stiefel . These are tiny helicopters [url=http://www.uggkensingtonuk.co.uk]black ugg kensington boots[/url] with radio controls for flying and controlling them . In addition, [url=http://www.uggclassictallboot.co.uk]ugg classic tall boots sale[/url] you'll have a much better spring with this combine of shoes . The Ugg [url=http://www.uggbaileybutton4u.co.uk]cheap ugg bailey button[/url] sandals are available in many different varieties . It is a rumour that "ugg" is an Australian slang word for "ugly" . did you know that before the name was trademarked it was Aussie slang for ugly? Apparently these boots have been made for over 200 years in the land down under . [url=http://www.classicniceuggs.co.uk]tall classic uggs[/url] Sheepskin.[/p]

Anonymous said...

[p]Snoop actually reached out to me, which was really dope . That is why I needed to tell you about Dubturbo online beat maker . Best for entertainment, this device is popular in the in-flight entertainment . Inside of our day-to-day life, wireless beats from dr dre headphone could probably be regarded a most extraordinary maintain benefit of wifi headphone, [url=http://www.solobeatsbydre.co.uk]beats by dre earphones[/url] it is really speedy forming these situations mostly on account of advancement working with the cellular phones . Its uninsulated stainless steel frame acts as [url=http://www.solobeatsbydre.co.uk]cheap beats by dre earphones[/url] antenna . The new venture is a combination [url=http://www.solobeatsbydre.co.uk]solo beats by dre[/url] of many things . Rationally, as Monster Beats [url=http://www.solobeatsbydre.co.uk]cheap solo beats by dre [/url] by Dr . Except for pouring being advertising and marketing auto, layers as used by universities or colleges, think not to mention society institutions, not to mention big educational institutions beats by dre uk functionality as a technique associated with personality, provide enrollees to help merge, not to mention transfuse a large amount of connected with that belong.[/p][p]Now that I have already spoken at some length with ability to perform music, I will present how this can be done?

Beats Studio by Dr . Ace at ease beats by simply dre earbuds supply reasonable isolations plus much more raw in comparison with additional common blade headphones . But this Beats by Dr . Immediate entry offering you immediate gratification . If you are thinking about classical music or even heavy metal, you will get top quality music and you will satisfied with the tone high quality . com . Studio Limited Edition Color Magenta Headphones Beats by Dr . We don隆炉t [url=http://www.solobeatsbydre.co.uk]cheap beats by dre[/url] think these earbuds are likely to shake loose, even if you隆炉re exercising quite vigorously.[/p]