Re: Plea for $$ money -- contributions

From: Alan Dechert <alan_at_openvotingconsortium_dot_org>
Date: Thu Feb 26 2004 - 17:43:36 CST

Thanks to those of you that have contributed! It will take a lot of work to
pull off this demo. This means more time and expense than usual for the
OVC. These contributions help greatly toward meeting these challenges

Thanks again.

Alan D.

> Dear Friends,
> The outlook for the OVC is great. Within a month, the organization will
> advance to the next level. We'll be in a new phase where it should be
> easier to raise money. We are looking good for a March 15 demo. There
> major media pieces in the works that will be out within the next few weeks
> that will make us look very good--even before the demo. We are positioned
> to get some money from the states to assist with HAVA implementation (in
> case you missed it, the California Secretary of State's office called me
> asking for a proposal... to be presented after the March primary, probably
> in April)
> Right now, we have a serious problem. A very few people have carried the
> burden for funding this effort--mostly me and Arthur Keller.
> It takes me an inordinate amount of time to keep the project going. I
> hours and hours on the phone everyday--mostly long distance calls. I need
> your help NOW!
> So, here's what I'm asking: Please send a check made out to the Open
> Consortium in whatever amount you can manage. Send it to me at 9560
> Windrose Lane, Granite Bay CA 95746. A few other people (including Doug
> Jones) have also made contributions along the way: If you already have
> contributed, please consider making another contribution.
> Thanks.
> Alan Dechert
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