Fwd: [voting-rights] Diebold Court Case in Oakland July 18th - Please attend!!!

From: Arthur Keller <voting_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Sun Jul 16 2006 - 22:40:33 CDT

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>From: Michelle Gabriel <mwg@jmbaai.com>
>Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 07:19:42 -0700
>Subject: [voting-rights] Diebold Court Case in Oakland July 18th -
>Please attend!!!
>Please forward this e-mail to any other groups you feel would be
>interested in attending !!!!
>By Lowell Finley, Esq., Voter Action Co-Director
>The timing is least clear in the California case. In California, we
>seek a court order blocking purchase or use of Diebold TSx Direct
>Recording Electronic (DRE) voting machines. On July 18th at 1 p.m.,
>Judge Saundra Armstrong of the U.S. District Court in Oakland will
>hear the voter plaintiffs' motion to remand the case back to state
>court, where we filed it originally. Plaintiffs' attorneys are
>optimistic that the motion will be granted. If the case is returned
>to state court, we will ask the state court to set a hearing within
>about 30 days (about the third week in August) to decide whether to
>ban purchase or use of the Diebold TSx in the November general
>election in California. If the motion to remand is denied, we will
>ask the federal court to advance the date to hear plaintiffs' motion
>for preliminary injunction in federal court from the currently
>scheduled date of September 19th, which we consider uncomfortably
>close to the November election. This would require reassignment of
>the case to a different federal judge, as Judge Armstrong will be on
>vacation for August and early September.

Arthur M. Keller, Ph.D., 3881 Corina Way, Palo Alto, CA  94303-4507
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