Archive for October, 2004

Broward: 1,000′s of ballots missing

October 26, 2004

Local10.com – Vote 2004 – Local 10 Uncovers Big Ballot Mystery Local 10 has received many phone calls from viewers in Broward County who say they have not received the absentee ballots –- and the news from the elections office doesn’t sound good. Local 10 has learned that many as many as 58,000 ballots that [...]

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Repugs target black Jax

October 26, 2004

Palast has the story. A secret document obtained from inside Bush campaign headquarters in Florida suggests a plan – possibly in violation of US law – to disrupt voting in the state’s African-American voting districts, a BBC Newsnight investigation reveals. Election supervisor Ion Sancho believes some voters are being intimidated Two e-mails, prepared for the [...]

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Get Up with MorningWood

October 26, 2004

UPDATE – The results are in, and the winner is None of the above with black ink. Thanks for voting! HELP ME VOTE: Call 813 239 – WOOD or leave a comment. (The polls have closed!) Get Up with MorningWood, on 70,000 Watt Community Radio WMNF 88.5 fm, Tampa, and streaming at wmnf.org. 4 to [...]

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BlogWood Blogged

October 25, 2004
BlogWood Blogged

Ive been Freeway Blogged – sometime during the wee hours, some unknown persons hung a sign on the Blogwood Headquarters Building, part of an overnight signing action, in solidarity with freewayblogger.com, that hit I-275 and other major commuter routes into downtown Tampa. BlogWood Headquarters is located on a major downtown artery, thus making it the [...]

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BlogWood Ballot

October 25, 2004

Here, at last, are the official BlogWood endorsements for President and everything else. Clicking this link will open a pdf file with a sample Hillsborough County Ballot that you can print and take to the polls. (Includes amendments. For a more detailed, amendment only endorsemtent cheat sheet, click here.) Note – several races have no [...]

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Orlando freezes over

October 24, 2004

The Orlando Sentinel may be even more conservative than the Tampa Tribune, so this endorsement was surprising, to say the least. Expect more jeers and whining form conservatives who arent intellectually honest enough to admit that there man is a failure as a conservative and a failure as a leader. OrlandoSentinel.com: Opinion Four years ago, [...]

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GOP hates democracy

October 23, 2004

Most people would consider thousands of newly registered voters coming to the polls to be a sign of a healthy democracy at work.

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Stupid Repug Tricks

October 22, 2004

Pasco: Election chief warns of absentee scam Pasco elections officials have a warning for the county’s absentee voters: Don’t give your ballot to a stranger claiming to be from the elections office. They’re not who they say they are. “The people who are soliciting your ballots in this manner are not elections officials,” Pasco Elections [...]

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MacKenna calls for Buddy’s resignation

October 22, 2004

In a press conference today, Rob MacKenna, the Democratic candidate for Hillsborough County Supervisor of Elections (SOE), responded to new lost vote revelations by calling for Jeb! appointee Buddy Johnson to resign. Its too bad that as the challenger in this election, Robs call for Buddys resignation will be seen as little more than a [...]

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Running for election, supervisor hides missing ballots

October 22, 2004

Tampas election chief Buddy Johnson seems more concerned with his own election than with performing his job. Appointed by Jeb! to serve out the term of Pam Iorio, Tampas new mayor, Buddy has repeatedly dropped the ball this election year. The latest revelation stems from the primary election incident in which Buddy lost 245 votes [...]

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