Re: [OVC-demo-team] Plea for $$ money -- contributions

From: Fred McLain <mclain_at_zipcon_dot_net>
Date: Thu Feb 26 2004 - 10:32:44 CST

Hi Alan & all,

After a brief discussion Johanna and I have decided to contribute more
then just time to this project. This is arguably one of the most
important things I've worked on, so we have decided to make a
contribution. Sorry about the delay, but as of today the check is in
the mail.

        -Fred-

On Tue, 2004-02-17 at 11:31, Alan Dechert wrote:
> 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 much
> easier to raise money. We are looking good for a March 15 demo. There are
> 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 spend
> 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 Voting
> 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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