Re: BBV FOIA requests

From: Arthur Keller <arthur_at_kellers_dot_org>
Date: Mon Nov 08 2004 - 02:33:57 CST

I am certainly sympathetic with the efforts of a variety of people
investigating the election, including Bev Harris and, Vote
Watch, and Kathy Dopp. However, I do not believe that OVC as an
organization should endorse any one such effort. And any endorsement
will require board approval.

Best regards,

At 11:03 PM -0800 11/7/04, Jim March wrote:
>Speaking as a member of the BoD of and somebody who helped
>Bev Harris plan the whole PRA/FOIA effort:
>1) This was planned LONG before we knew who was going to win the
>"top of ticket" race. By months.
>2) The records requests started going in the mail around 5:00pm on
>election day. Kerry was still ahead at that point!
>3) We're checking the MACHINES. This is not a "Kerry WON, dammit!"
>effort. If you think I'm kidding about that, you oughta see the
>"Bush 04" bumper stickers slapped either side of my motorcycle
>helmet!!! (That's right, guys, I'm a *Republican*. And a member of
>the Republican Liberty Caucus, which is the "Libertarian
>infiltrators registered GOP wing", also known as "Ron Paul
>There are four principles of reform for electronic voting that Bev
>and myself fully support. I've outlined them at
>Upshot: I think you'll find the BBV FOIA/PRA request project to be a
>worthy thing to talk about for any open source proponent org.
>Jim March

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