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ACTION ALERT – Demand Congress Investigate 2004 Election

Questions continue to linger about irregularities in voting procedures during the last election. Citizens in African-American neighborhoods were forced to wait in line for hours before being allowed to vote, and controversies abound regarding computerized voting systems that leave no paper trail in case a recount is called for. If people were wrongly prevented from voting, or if legitimate votes were mis-counted or not counted at all, we need to know so that those responsible can be held accountable, and to help prevent this from happening again.

Congressman Conyers (D-MI) has asked for 1 million emails demanding that the House Judiciary Committee hold full hearings on the 2004 election. You can support his efforts by emailing him here.

(If you want, you can simply cut and past the first paragraph of this email, feel free to appropriate any or all of it with my blessing!)

You can also go and automatically send an email to your local representatives. Here is the link.

The decision on whether or not there will be an investigation could come as soon as Monday. I urge everyone to lend their support, and to forward this email to everyone you feel might be of like mind. Your emails provide powerful and persuasive evidence of a grassroots movement to counterbalance the so-called “mandate” that this administration feels it has been handed, so please let your voice be heard!

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Jane Hamsher

Jane Hamsher

Jane is the founder of Her work has also appeared on the Huffington Post, Alternet and The American Prospect. She’s the author of the best selling book Killer Instinct and has produced such films Natural Born Killers and Permanent Midnight. She lives in Washington DC.
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