News & Public Affairs11/01/04
State Republicans Plan to Appeal Ruling Against Polling Place Tactics
Two federal judges today barred parties from posting challengers at polling places throughout Ohio, saying poll workers, not outsiders, should determine voter eligibility. State Republicans planned to appeal.
An order by U.S. District Judge Susan Dlott of Cincinnati found that the application of Ohio's statute allowing challengers at polling places was unconstitutional.
In a similar case, U.S. District Judge Joh...Be the first to comment
Over 141,000 Hillsborough county residents have voted early, thatÃ¢â¬â¢s more than 22 percent of those who are registered. Lines have stretched for up to 5 hours at many polling places,---WMNFÃ¢â¬â¢s Andrew Stelzer went to the college Hill library on East Martin Luther King Boulevard to find out how people thought the elections system is working.
IS THE LINE TOO LONG??
Besides poll watchers from both parties, there were volunteers handing out water to people waiting o...Be the first to comment
DEDRICK MUHAMMAD, Racial Wealth Gap Coordinator, United for a Fair
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Economy. Dedrick has worked extensively with students, prisoners, and civil rights groups and was the National Field Director for the National Action Network. He now works on economic issues for United for a Fair Economy. He is a published author (Amsterdam News, Dollars & Sense, The Progressive Populist) and an experienced radio and TV commentator (BET Nightly News, CNBC News, CBS Marketwatch).
Krugman was asked about outsourcing, the war in Iraq, the deficit and his views on the election.Be the first to comment
POPPY ALEXANDER, Voter Program Assistant, US Action Education Fund will talk about the Get Out the Vote campaign and their efforts to get women out to vote. US Action Education Fund: www.usaction.org. 202-296-3580. firstname.lastname@example.org. WomenÃ¢â¬â¢s Voices, Women Vote: www.wvwv.org. Florida Consumer Action Network, 813-877-6712.Be the first to comment
Abigail Hollis Gray, Military Families Speak Out discussed the reasons many military families are against the war -- and have been since before it began. The exhibit, hosted by the American Friends Service Committee, will take place at USF Ã¢â¬â Tampa this Saturday, October 30th from 11a.m Ã¢â¬â 5 pm. The exhibit, which opened in ChicagoÃ¢â¬â¢s Federal Plaza with 500 pairs of boots in January, will continue growing as the death toll continues to rise. Eyes Wide Open Exhibit Visual...Be the first to comment
GLORIA STEINEM, Almost three decades after founding Ms. magazine, Gloria Steinem remains America's most influential, eloquent, and revered feminist. Her 1992 book, Revolution from Within: A Book of Self-Esteem, was a number one bestseller and has been translated into 11 languages. Mary spoke with Gloria during her recent visit to Tampa. She is urging women to vote in this election. She said that the option of "Choice" been never more threatened, that it is clear that Karl Rove has adopted ...Be the first to comment
DIANE ROBERTS, author of Dream State: Eight Generations of Swamp Lawyers, Conquistadors, Confederate Daughters, Banana Republicans, and Other Florida Wildlife, has reported on FloridaÃ¢â¬â¢s politics and culture for 20 years. In this book she explores FloridaÃ¢â¬â¢s history, weaving together a wry chronicle of her own extensive, eccentric family Ã¢â¬â whose history is indelibly entwined with that of Florida Ã¢â¬â our 27th state. This is a book that should be required reading for a...Be the first to comment
SUSAN GLICKMAN, Move-On.org will talk about the MoveOn.org project, Ã¢â¬ÅLeave No Voter BehindÃ¢â¬? and the need for additional volunteers. MoveOn.org email@example.com. Discussed the importance of looking at issues and voting. Also discussed what to do if you have problems.Be the first to comment
A coalition a non profit organizations, voters rights groups and government officials are pleading with voters to not be intimidated away from the polls on election day, and say they have set up a cohesive network that will prevent problems at the polls. WMNFs Andrew Stelzer reports.
ACT Ã¢â¬ËI think its sad that we have to be here for this press conference, people can get money from their bank account, we ought to be able to Ã¢â¬Â¦
Carl pope, the executive director of the ...Be the first to comment