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Election Day 2000 (Learning from the Past So We Are Not Condemned to Repeat It)


We’re getting close – early voting has already begun in some areas of the country and Election Day ‘08 is less than four weeks away (find your polling place). So with that in mind, here’s a clip from Uncounted – a little history from the year 2000 – to remind us why we need to keep our eyes and ears open this November 4…and beyond.

We’re still not ready for a close election…the media will rush to report the returns and will use talking points to conveniently explain unusual results…for some elected and appointed officials, ideology and partisanship trumps democracy and country…disenfranchisement is systemic and systematic…we’ve come a long way, but we still have a long way to go to ensure that every vote is counted, and counted as cast.


November 3, 2008 - Posted by | **MAIN**, Politics | , , , , , , , ,

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