Thursday, January 10, 2008

It's Official: Kucinich Asks for New Hampshire Recount in the Interest of Election Integrity

DETROIT–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Democratic Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich, the most outspoken advocate in the Presidential field and in Congress for election integrity, paper-ballot elections, and campaign finance reform, has sent a letter to the New Hampshire Secretary of State asking for a recount of Tuesdays election because of unexplained disparities between hand-counted ballots and machine-counted ballots.

I am not making this request in the expectation that a recount will significantly affect the number of votes that were cast on my behalf, Kucinich stressed in a letter to Secretary of State William M. Gardner. But, Serious and credible reports, allegations, and rumors have surfaced in the past few daysIt is imperative that these questions be addressed in the interest of public confidence in the integrity of the election process and the election machinery not just in New Hampshire, but in every other state that conducts a primary election.

He added, Ever since the 2000 election and even before the American people have been losing faith in the belief that their votes were actually counted. This recount isnt about who won 39% of 36% or even 1%. Its about establishing whether 100% of the voters had 100% of their votes counted exactly the way they cast them.

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Benjamin said...

Ron Paul had better get on board, or it will look like he doesn't care if all the votes get counted correctly. He missed the opportunity to be first though.

Benjamin said...

Thank you for the blog. The media doesn't give a damn, sites like this are all we have.

Vote In Sunshine said...

thanks benjamin! our email address is

Pegasus said...

I am getting very sick of hearing how bad the Media is.If so! why have I not seen ONE (1) protester at any of the Media HQ/Events?
Why have I not seen ONE (1) sign to that effect,at any "Debate" or! Anywhere at all for that matter.I don`t live anywhere near any such building,otherwise I would form some short of protest.I can`t believe nobody else has done so.
SO!! Protest,or shut up.

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