Re: A little article for those who feel their vote doesn't matter.

From: Fred McLain <mclain_at_zipcon_dot_net>
Date: Tue Nov 23 2004 - 16:18:59 CST

I have a short write up in my blog at http://fredmclain.com - note that
I found out later that my "provisional vote" was counted in time for the
recount decision.

        -Fred-

On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 13:02 -0800, Edmund R. Kennedy wrote:
> Hello Fred:
>
> Yes, I'm hoping we could at least add it to the FAQ along with your
> experience in the State of Washington. It probably would be nice to
> update that portion. While OVC does not apparently have voter
> participation as a primary mission ("If you show up, we want you to
> get counted," would be more to the point,) it is an open issue.
> Hopefully we're viewed as a resource by other groups and perhaps they
> can harvest this information.
>
> For the copyright aware, I have a question: While the media doesn't
> seem to care if we link to their coverage, they have problems when we
> copy the story wholesale and reproduce it in, say, our wiki. Are
> there news sources that are uncopywritten? Is there some sort of
> exemption for not for profit groups or academic use? The reason I
> ask, is that fairly soon after publishing, say a week, the links to
> the stories either don't work, or direct you to a membership page
> which is at best a hassle and at worst asks for money prior to viewing
> the article.
>
> Thanks, Ed Kennedy
>
> Fred McLain <mclain@zipcon.net> wrote:
> Nice point. In the Washington governor's race we missed a hand
> recount
> by 11 votes.
>
> -Fred-
>
> On Tue, 2004-11-23 at 09:43 -0800, Edmund R. Kennedy wrote:
> >
> http://politicalwire.com/archives/2004/11/23/every_vote_matters.html
> >
> >
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