and "Elections Officials Gone Wild" continues...Even as American
"democracy" threatens France...
Bon chance, mes amis! -- Brad
Why Nobody Should Ever Have to Trust an Elections
Official: Tony Anchundo Reports to Jail
Former Monterey County Registrar of Voters Heads to Jail on 43 Criminal
Counts, Stole More Than $80,000 in Tax Dollars from County
Once Told Us We Must Have
'Trust and Faith in Elections Officials, Or In This Case, Me'...
he was still the 13-year Monterey
County, CA, Registrar
of Voters, Tony Anchundo once told us live on air
that "There is obviously going to have to be some trust and faith
in the elections official, or in this case, it's me."
On Monday, the disgraced Anchundo reported to
jail after pleading "no contest
" last December to 43
misapplication of funds, embezzlement, falsification of accounts, and grand
Bob Bennett, Ohio GOP Head and Last Holdout on Cuyahoga County
Election Board, Suspended by Brunner
New Charges Announced
Against Chair of BoE Who Refused to Resign: He Allegedly Ordered $15k PR
Contract Awarded to 'GOP Spokesperson'
Ohio's Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner cleaned out the
last dead-ender from the Cuyahoga County (Cleveland)
Board of Elections today. That would be the chairperson of the BoE and the head
Republican Party, Bob Bennett (see previous
Bennett was the last of the four directors of
the Board of Elections (supposedly two Democrats and two Republicans) to leave
the board of the state's most Democratic-leaning county. The other three
resigned after requested by Brunner in the wake of the convictions
of two Cuyahoga Elections Officials for rigging the
2004 Presidential Election recount, a raft of disastrously run elections and a new
malfeasance at the county election board. The new investigation includes the
early printing of absentee ballot results and an unexplained network cable left
attached to the central tabulator overnight.
According to a statement posted to the SoS
website, Brunner notified Bennett today about his suspension in writing, and
has also announced yet another new charge against him...
France Fears American-Style 'Kafkaesque Balloting' on New
Electronic Voting Machines
First Presidential Race to
Use Paperless Voting Draws, Fear, Protests, Florida Comparisons, ES&S Spokesliars...
Dear People of France: Welcome to our nightmare...
“I don’t want to lecture America. But we
don’t want France to fall
into the same Kafkaesque balloting as happened in the United States,”
the spokesperson for the French Presidential candidate said.
“We have an extreme amount of confidence in
our machines in France...Our machines have proven themselves in thousands of
elections in the United States and elsewhere," the ES&S spokesperson
Toon of the Moment...