Who Really Won?

Sunday, December 12, 2004

Recount Update

From votecobb.org:

Yesterday was a very busy day; most of the Boards of Elections were finally answering the questions of our Regional and County Coordinators.

Eighty-eight counties and it feels like 50 different start times. For example, we have at least six counties starting on Monday the 13th - at 7am, 9am, 9:30 am, 2 @ 10am, 1pm, 3pm....not like they could make it easy, right?

Monday, December 13th also brings lots of activity to Columbus, Ohio. Congresswoman Stephanie Tubbs Jones along with Judiciary Committee Ranking Member John Conyers, Reps. Maxine Waters and Ted Strickland, and the Rev. Jesse Jackson will hold a forum addressing Voting Irregularities in Ohio to take place at Columbus City Hall, Columbus City Council Chambers, 90 West Broad Street, Columbus.

Meanwhile, outside the State Capitol, protesters will be gathering from 11am - 1pm to demonstrate their outrage that Ohio's electors will cast their votes on the day the recount finally begins. David Cobb will address the crowd around 12:15.

Tuesday, December 14th is the big day for DRE (Direct Recording Electronic)
voting machines with Franklin County (515, 472 votes) and Mahoning County (131,
938 votes) as well as Pickaway and Ross Counties starting recounts of....what exactly?

DREs have no voter-verified paper trail.