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Vanity: Districts Without Represention for the Health Care Vote
mewzilla

Posted on 03/10/2010 7:08:24 AM PST by mewzilla

I live in the NYS's 29th Congressional District.

We don't have a Congress Critter at the moment, and so far our governor has shown no inclination to call a special election. We won't have representation in the House for an upcoming vote on Obamacare.

We aren't the only district without a voice. The late Rep. Murtha's district doesn't have a representative yet, and possibly other districts are without a Critter as well.

Hundreds of thousands of people will be left voiceless, without a say in the vote on Obamacare. A vote that will change our nation and our lives.

We need help to make certain that any vote on Obamacare is delayed until every district has representation. If folks in other districts could call their Reps and ask for a delay in the vote, it might help.


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: New York; Your Opinion/Questions
KEYWORDS: elections; healthcare; massa; obamacare

1 posted on 03/10/2010 7:08:24 AM PST by mewzilla
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To: eeevil conservative

Here it is :)


2 posted on 03/10/2010 7:08:50 AM PST by mewzilla (I'm not a socialist. Heck, yes, I hope Barry fails. Sheesh.)
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To: Admin Moderator
I know this is a vanity, so is this okay to post? And if so, is there any way you could correct my spelling screw-up in the title? It should read Representation.

Thank you.

3 posted on 03/10/2010 7:12:24 AM PST by mewzilla (I'm not a socialist. Heck, yes, I hope Barry fails. Sheesh.)
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To: mewzilla
you mat have heard, it doesn't matter if you have a person in congress who is suppose to be representing you or not.
4 posted on 03/10/2010 7:14:51 AM PST by paul51 (11 September 2001 - Never forget)
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To: paul51
I know they can hold the vote.

But being deprived of representation dang well matters to us :)

5 posted on 03/10/2010 7:16:07 AM PST by mewzilla (I'm not a socialist. Heck, yes, I hope Barry fails. Sheesh.)
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To: mewzilla

My local demo-Rat is 110% in the tank for this. Won’t even waste my time and breath. Better to join others in pressuring those we might flip.


6 posted on 03/10/2010 7:17:08 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: mewzilla

BUMP!!!!!


7 posted on 03/10/2010 7:21:12 AM PST by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH....Archimedes)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
FWIW, I think we've got a wedge issue here. Reps may still be in the tank for Obamacare, but how can the so-called party of the people say it's okay to hold a vote that disenfranchises hundreds of thousands of voters?

Ask them why it's okay to force a vote when so many of their fellow Americans are without a voice.

8 posted on 03/10/2010 7:23:12 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: mewzilla
Update on what's happening in the late Rep. Murtha's district...

Hafer withdraws from race for Murtha seat

Their primary isn't 'til May...

9 posted on 03/10/2010 7:28:31 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: mewzilla
According to this link....

111th Congress: Members in Transition

...Abercrombie's and Wexler's districts may still be without a Rep.

10 posted on 03/10/2010 7:31:36 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: mewzilla
Per this link...

Office of the Nineteenth Congressional District of Florida Formerly the Office of Representative Robert Wexler

...Wexler's seat is still vacant.

Question for folks in that district: Do you all want a say on Obamacare?

11 posted on 03/10/2010 7:33:45 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: mewzilla
Abercrombie's district's status....

Office of the First Congressional District of Hawaii Formerly the Office of Representative Neil Abercrombie

12 posted on 03/10/2010 7:34:53 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: mewzilla
Two points:

1. I'm disenfranchised myself, and I'm in the district with Rep. Tsongas... who has fingers in her ears when it comes to so-called HCR.

2. For this "HCR" anyways, there are no borders or districts, because each and every rep threatening to vote 'yea' is voting on our health and lives, our kids lives, and their kids.

Is -21bama in your rep's district? He's lobbying everybody's districts.

By definition, Pelousy and Reed (sic) are not in your district. They are lobbying every other rep. WE are all in our rights to lobby each and every congresscritter on this bill.

13 posted on 03/10/2010 7:38:20 AM PST by C210N (A government big enough to give you everything you want, is big enough to take everything you have)
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To: mewzilla
On Abercrombie's district...

Election for Abercrombie's seat set for May 22

14 posted on 03/10/2010 7:38:35 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: C210N
But you've still got a Rep.

I want to see the 'Rats held to account for trying to hold a vote that leaves over a million people without representation.

15 posted on 03/10/2010 7:40:46 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: eeevil conservative
Here's some rough math for the number of folks without a Critter:

NY-29: Over 600,000

PA-12: Over 600,000

HI-1: Over 600,000

FL-19: Over 600,000.

Those are conservative estimates.

Over two million people will be deprived of representation if the vote is held while those seats remain vacant.

16 posted on 03/10/2010 7:44:51 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: mewzilla

thanks for posting this!

tea party activists should find this very helpful!!


17 posted on 03/10/2010 7:47:58 AM PST by eeevil conservative (GIVE ME A PLACE TO STAND AND I WILL MOVE THE EARTH....Archimedes)
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To: eeevil conservative
How in HADES can anyone justify holding a dang vote with that many people lacking representation?!
18 posted on 03/10/2010 7:49:09 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: mewzilla

Paterson claims to be open to scheduling a special election for NY-29. We’ll see.


19 posted on 03/10/2010 7:56:25 AM PST by Crichton
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To: mewzilla

To be fair, no one has any representation in this freaking fascistic health take-over nightmare. It’s Obama-Pelosi-Reid ONLY.


20 posted on 03/10/2010 9:32:46 AM PST by pabianice
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To: pabianice
Elections have consequences. I get that.

What I can't condone is having a vote while 2 million people lack representation.

Good gad, this bill will transform our nation. How in Hades can any pol support holding a vote with 4 House seats vacant?

21 posted on 03/10/2010 9:35:52 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

It is worth calling your tank-dweller congressman. If for no other reason than to insist the staffer take your name and address and let them know you’ll fight hard against the congressman’s reelection.


22 posted on 03/10/2010 12:04:17 PM PST by prairiebreeze (Prayers for the Ft. Hood families, victims and soldiers.)
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To: mewzilla

BTTT.


23 posted on 03/11/2010 6:30:34 AM PST by mewzilla (No taxation without representation!)
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