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  • Mexican Electoral Court Rejects Recount

    08/05/2006 11:27:25 AM PDT · by SmithL · 60 replies · 3,196+ views
    AP ^ | 8/5/6 | TRACI CARL
    MEXICO CITY, Mexico -- Mexico's top electoral court on Saturday rejected a ballot-by-ballot recount in the disputed presidential election, angering supporters of leftist candidate Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador who have kept the nation in turmoil for weeks. In Mexico's central plaza, thousands of protesters watched the court session on a huge screen, chanting "Vote by vote!" and drowning out the judges' statements. Representatives of Lopez Obrador walked out of the session in protest. Tens of thousands of Lopez Obrador's supporters have camped out in the capital's center for a week, disrupting business and traffic to press their case that their...
  • Protests urged as Mexico count nears end

    07/06/2006 11:54:27 AM PDT · by davidnownthen · 47 replies · 1,462+ views
    With 99.59 percent of the vote counted, Felipe Calderon would win even if all the remaining votes went to Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador of the Democratic Revolution Party. He had 35.83 percent of the vote, compared with 35.36 percent for Lopez Obrador...Less than 200,000 votes, out of more than 41 million cast, separated the two...."We are going to the Federal Electoral Tribunal with the same demand -- that the votes be counted -- because we cannot accept these results," he said. "We are always going to act in a responsible manner, but at the same time, we have to defend...
  • Some Voters Seeing Double

    10/19/2002 4:50:26 AM PDT · by Sursum Corda · 2 replies · 483+ views
    Rocky Mountain News ^ | October 19, 2002 | Peggy Lowe
    Some Voters Seeing Double Multiple absentee ballot mailings puzzle officials By Peggy Lowe, Rocky Mountain News October 19, 2002 At least 15 voters have received two absentee ballots, and the Denver Election Commission is scrambling to figure out what went wrong. Voters who call the commission are told to shred their second ballot. "This sounds like Florida!" said Bonnie Niblack, a 74-year- old voter who lives in Capitol Hill. Officials think the error could be the fault of either the printer or the company that does the mailing, said Alan McBeth, a commission spokesman. But McBeth was quick to say...
  • New Jersey Case Cite RE: What the Democrats Are Trying to Do

    10/01/2002 12:27:13 PM PDT · by Howlin · 122 replies · 224+ views | October 1, 2002
    New Jersey law already has precedent for such an issue. In Tomasin v. Quinn, 376 A.2d 233 ( N.J. Superior Court, Law Division, 1977), a candidate for county sheriff withdrew, and another man wanted to take his place on the ballot. The court refused.