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Sat Jan 1 2005San Franciscans to Protest Electile Dysfunction
January 3rd Rally Insists that Every Vote Be Counted
Votergate protesters in San Francisco are going to attempt to arouse their local senate member to raise awareness of "electile dysfunction" this week. There will be a "Pro Democracy/Count Every Vote Rally" on Monday, January 3rd from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 pm, at U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer's San Francisco Office, 1700 Montgomery St (near Chestnut & Embarcadero). Petitions signed by thousands of people who want Senator Boxer to challenge the results of the November 2, 2004 presidential election before Congress on January 6th will be presented to Boxer representatives in the San Francisco and Fresno offices. (Poor News Network Report | Video | Report from Fresno) Speakers at the San Francisco rally included long-time civil rights activist Dolores Huerta, as well as representatives of East Bay Votes, the Gray Panthers, U.S. Labor Against the War, the San Francisco Labor Council, and the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club. Read more. Rev. Jesse Jackson will also lead a rally on the 3rd to challenge the vote in Columbus, Ohio. There will be a Verifygra Rally at Senator Boxer's San Francisco office on Thursday, January 6th from 12:00 Noon to 1:30 pm.
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