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Sat Jan 1 2005
Long, Hard Voting Season Culminates in Verifygra Rally
Protest Thanked Senator Boxer for Standing up Against Election Certification
After a long and hard election season, many pro-democracy activists didn't get any satisfaction from the widespread reports of vote fraud and inaccuracies nationwide. Votergate protesters worked hard to stimulate their local senator to attract her to the issue of "electile dysfunction" this week with a Pro Democracy/Count Every Vote Rally on Monday, January 3rd and a Verifygra Rally on Thursday, January 6th outside of Senator Barbara Boxer's San Francisco office. They encouraged people to ask John Kerry and other Senators to get on Verifygra and stand up against the inadequate recount in Ohio, and ultimately, to refuse to certify the election on January 6th. Publicity materials stated that VERIFYGRA was "tested and proven effective in Ukraine --- and now available in the United States" Photos from January 6th Rally Boxer did sign a challenge by House Democrats to the certification of Ohio's 2004 presidential vote tally, thus forcing debate in both the house and the Senate and the House. Later, Boxer was the only Senator to vote to object. Read more
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