Tag Archive: Voting Rights

Nov 04 2008

Living Election Day vicariously via Twitter Vote Report!

Great site for watching election tweets from polling places around the country! (Notice mine at the bottom of the screen capture.)   Original Entry

Nov 04 2008

Time for us all to be patriots

Happy U.S. Election Day Everybody!  And it's been such a long time coming. It's just about 8:30 a.m. here in Sweden…the polls don't open on the East Coast for another three and a-half hours…and I've already been in tears twice this morning. This election is so important for the future of our country, the choice is …

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Nov 03 2008

The American Gauntlet of Election Day

“We dare people to vote. We whip them into a patriotic frenzy, urge them to execute their civic responsibility, and then throw up every conceivable obstacle.” – The American Gauntlet of Election Day   Original Entry

Nov 03 2008

Lessons from the campaign ground game

Fantastic article written by a swing voter…and a good read for anyone who still doesn’t “get it.” My wife made me canvas for Obama; here’s what I learned An exerpt: I learned in just those three hours that this election is not about what we think of as the “big things.” It’s not about taxes. …

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Nov 02 2008

It’s November: Are you ready to vote?

I've already mailed my absentee ballot, but most Americans will be heading to the polls the day after tomorrow. Record turnout and suspected voter suppression tactics in a number of states (including my home state of Indiana) mean that citizens will need to be vigilant, not to mention prepared to wait in long lines. AlterNet …

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