Betreff: Proof of Ohio Election Fraud Exposed
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Proof of Ohio Election Fraud Exposed

t r u t h o u t | Report
William Rivers Pitt

Among activists and investigators looking into allegations of vote fraud in the 2004 Presidential election, the company always mentioned was Diebold and its suspicious electronic touch-screen voting machines. It is Diebold that has multiple avowed Republicans on its Board of Directors. It was Diebold that gave hundreds of thousands of dollars to Bush’s election campaign. It was Diebold CEO Walden O’Dell who vowed to deliver Ohio’s electoral votes to Bush.

As it turns out, everyone was looking the wrong way. The company that requires immediate and penetrating scrutiny is Triad Systems.

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Lawmaker Seeks Inquiry Into Ohio Vote

The New York Times

The ranking Democratic member of the House Judiciary Committee, Representative John Conyers Jr. of Michigan, plans to ask the Federal Bureau of Investigation and a county prosecutor in Ohio today to explore "inappropriate and likely illegal election tampering" in at least one and perhaps several Ohio counties.

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Ohio Vote Fraud Battle Heats Up

Links to A New Affidavit From a Professional Willing to Testify And Prima Facie Evidence of Fraud
December 13, 2004
By Katherine Yurica

Today Congressman John Conyers, Ranking Member, Committee on the Judiciary and Dean, Congressional Black Caucus, will hold a congressional forum in Columbus, Ohio concerning new evidence of election irregularities and fraud in Ohio.

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Cobb Tells Congress About Rigged Voting Machines

Says Machines without Paper Trails are a Threat to Democracy

Columbus, OH — Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb told members of the House Judiciary Committee yesterday about an Ohio Board of Elections employee who witnessed deliberate tampering with county voting machines. The revelation came as part of Cobb's testimony in a forum convened by Representative John Conyers, the ranking Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee. The committee members are examining reports of voter suppression and intimidation and other irregularities that occurred in the Ohio 2004 presidential election.

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Ohio Recount: County Election Board Chair Disputes comments From Kenneth Blackwell


Yesterday, I reported on a phone interview with Carlo LoParo, a spokesperson for Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell. One of the items LoParo repeatedly stressed was that 'each county in Ohio has an election board consisting of two Republicans and two Democrats' and that each board 'unanimously voted to certify their election results on December 6th.'...he urged me to contact these Democratic party chairs if I 'had any doubt' as to the conduct of the elections in any of Ohio's 88 county's, including oft discussed Franklin and Hamilton counties. So, I contacted Hamilton County's Board of elections Chair (Franklin's board did not return calls), but his comments did not line up with those coming out of the Secretary of State's office.

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