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ES&S iVotronic Touch-Screen Votes Reportedly Flipping in Pulaski County, Arkansas 31.10.2014 BradBlog
Via KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas... The Pulaski County Election Commission has received a dozen reports claiming voting machines are changing people's votes. Three of the 12 reports came from North Little Rock voters who voted at Laman Library. Bryan Poe, Pulaski County's Director of Elections, said the commission is asking voters ...
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Quick Hits: GOP Versus Registration Nation 31.10.2014 BradBlog
The pace of GOP voter suppression stories and scams is now cascading in faster than we're able to fully check out or report in detail. So, for now, here are a few very important stories that are likely to become even more relevant in the coming days, even as ...
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Why GA's Pre-Election Polls May Be Meaningless 30.10.2014 BradBlog
The Politicus USA headline typified MSM coverage of what Brad Friedman often refers to as the "horse race" -- "Democrats Surge As Michelle Nunn Leads Georgia Senate Race In Third Straight Poll." For The BRAD BLOG, and for a good many election integrity advocates and computer scientists, that narrow focus ignores ...
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KPFK 'BradCast': SCOTUS Voter Suppression and the Touch-Screen Vote-Flipping Time Warp 30.10.2014 BradBlog
With the latest KPFK/Pacifica Radio fund drive behind us, it was great to be back on the air live today with The BradCast! Just in time for Election Day next week, we got everybody up to date on all of the terrible SCOTUS rulings in regard to GOP voter suppression from ...
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Unverifiable Diebold Touch-Screen Voting Systems Reportedly Flipping R to D in Maryland 29.10.2014 BradBlog
As we told you recently, after 100% unverifiable touch-screen voting systems reportedly began flipping votes from Democratic to Republican in Texas, and from Republican to Democratic in Illinois, and then from "NO" to "YES" on an anti-choice measure in Tennessee, there would be more. There always is, as we discussed ...
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'Green News Report' - October 28, 2014 29.10.2014 BradBlog
IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Climate Change and Election 2014: High stakes on energy, the environment, and global warming ... All that and more in today's Green News Report! Listen online here, or Download MP3 (6 mins)... Link: Embed: Got comments, tips, love letters, hate mail? Drop us a line at GreenNews@BradBlog.com or right ...
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NM 'Motor Voter' Registration Rates Reportedly Plummet Under GOP Sec. of State Dianna Duran 28.10.2014 BradBlog
No doubt this is precisely the sort of thing that Chris Christie, New Jersey's governor, chair of the Republican Governors Association and 2016 Republican Presidential hopeful, was talking about last week when discussing the need for Republicans to be in charge of the "voting mechanisms" in 2016. New Mexico, certain to ...
Disaster Upon Disaster: NJ's Emergency 'Email Voting' Scheme During Sandy Fell Apart 28.10.2014 BradBlog
In the run-up to the 2012 Presidential Election, as Superstorm Sandy was bearing down hard on the East Coast, we wrote quite a bit (both here and at Salon) about how flooding and, specifically, power outages in several states that rely almost exclusively on electronic voting systems, could cripple the ...
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Touch-Screen Votes Flip 'No' to 'Yes' on Abortion Amendment to State Constitution in TN 25.10.2014 BradBlog
Just after this morning's official start of our regular biennial coverage of votes flipping on 100% unverifiable touch-screen voting systems around the country, this report comes in right on cue from the great state of Tennessee... "I honestly sort of slapped my head and said, 'Why me? Why did this happen ...
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E-Votes Flip D to R in Texas, R to D in Illinois: More Trouble With Touch-Screens (2014 Edition) 24.10.2014 BradBlog
And so begins our traditional, biennial (if not more frequent) coverage of partisans understandably freaking out when their 100% unverifiable touch-screen votes are seen flipping on screen from a candidate or candidates of their preferred party to a candidate or candidates from a different party. Historically, over the past decade since ...
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Christie Says GOP Governors Need to Win in 2014 So They Can Control 'Voting Mechanisms' in 2016 23.10.2014 BradBlog
On the stump this week for Republican candidates, NJ's Gov. Chris Christie said GOP governors need to win this year, so they can be in control of the "voting mechanisms" during what he believes might be his own run for President in 2016. He cited three races in particular, in ...
Ginsburg Errs in TX Photo ID Voting Law Dissent, BRAD BLOG Helps Correct Official SCOTUS Opinion 23.10.2014 BradBlog
Well, it is still very likely that some 600,000 legally registered voters in Texas will find themselves unable to vote at the polls this year in the Lone Star State, thanks to the U.S. Supreme Court's horrible weekend order leaving the state GOP's Photo ID voting law in place for ...
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On the Upside in Texas... 21.10.2014 BradBlog
...They can probably save money on signage by just changing the dates on some of the old signs... I had tweeted over the weekend... In TX, concealed weapon Photo ID okay to vote, student ID not. Active mililitary ID okay, U.S. Veterans ID not. http://t.co/xgDjX49Auh— Brad Friedman (@TheBradBlog) October 18, 2014 To which ...
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Another Dark Day For Democracy: SCOTUS Allows Racially-Motivated Disenfranchisement Of 600k+ Texas Voters in This Year's Midterm Elections 19.10.2014 BradBlog
- with Brad Friedman As the plaintiffs in the otherwise successful challenge to Texas Republicans' polling place Photo ID restriction law pointed out during their emergency petition to the U.S. Supreme Court earlier this week -- after an appeals court panel had temporarily stayed a lower court's determination that the law ...
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Nightmare Scenario: 'Dead Heat' and 'Dirty Tricks' 18.10.2014 BradBlog
We really should have taken some time off this past summer, cause it looks like we may not get a good break anytime soon. It may be a much busier November, December and even January than we'd like. Rachel Maddow highlights what we regard as our personal nightmare scenario: "Almost every ...
Bloomberg News on BRAD BLOG on Judge Richard Posner on Photo ID Voting Laws... 16.10.2014 BradBlog
You'll have to scroll down past the initial Ebola stuff, but thereafter, Laurence Arnold and C. Thompson at Bloomberg News offer some nice coverage of The BRAD BLOG's coverage of Reagan-appointed federal Judge Richard Posner's devastating opinion on Photo ID voting laws at the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals last ...
Non-KPFK 'BradCast': Another Special Election Coverage Special Episode - WI, TX and AR... 16.10.2014 BradBlog
Well, KPFK/Pacifica Radio is still on fund drive this week, but there is just too much going on to not do a new BradCast for my network affiliate stations and for you. So, instead of live from the KPFK studios this week, we are once again "live" from BRAD BLOG World ...
BREAKING: Arkansas Supreme Court Rules GOP Photo ID Voting Law Violates State Constitution 16.10.2014 BradBlog
Good news for voting and democracy fans once again today... LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas' highest court on Wednesday struck down a state law that requires voters to show photo identification before casting a ballot, ruling the requirement unconstitutional just days before early voting begins for the Nov. 4 election. In ...
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5th Circuit Puts TX GOP's 'Discriminatory' and 'Unconstitutional' Photo ID Law Back in Effect 15.10.2014 BradBlog
This is not unexpected, though its still disturbing to those concerned about voting rights and the possibility that more than half a million legally registered voters in Texas may not be allowed to vote in this November's election. A three judge panel on the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals has, ...
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Minority Rules and WI's GOP Photo ID Voting Law 14.10.2014 BradBlog
Hopefully you've read the amazing opinion offered by the conservative, Reagan-appointed appellate court Judge Richard Posner by now, absolutely demolishing both Wisconsin's Republican-enacted Photo ID voting law, and pretty much all others -- including the first-in-the-nation such law in Indiana that Posner himself was responsible for upholding back in 2008! ...
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