Calendar of Events

 

Election Reform Radio show KUSP (Santa Cruz/on the Internet)

What: Lara Shaffer (Open Voting Consortium), Jim March (Black Box Voting.org)

and others will talk about election reform.

Date: Wednesday, February 23

Time: 10:30am

Place: Santa Cruz 88.9 FM

On the web live at: http://www.kusp.org/live/index.html

Contact: Lara Shaffer, 831-419-0758, lara@openvoting.org

 

Senate Rules Committee Hearing and Activist Training (Santa Fe, New Mexico)

What: Senate Rules Committee hearing regarding Senator

Ortiz y Pino's bill SB 718 (or committee substitute) which has VVPB

provisions. During or after the following press conferences, Mother's

Arms also encourages citizens to pick up lobbying kits for your

congresspeople and get trained on the issue by many experienced leaders in the election reform

movement.

Date: Wednesday, February 23

Time: 8:00am

Place: the NM State Capitol Building (Roundhouse), Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail

Contact: Wayne Burke, 505-310-1272

 

United Voters of New Mexico Press Conference (Santa Fe)

What: United Voters of New Mexico will hold a Press Conference on Voter

Verifiable Paper Ballots, Automatic Recount Provisions, and the ongoing

lawsuit regarding the New Mexico 2004 election. Many voting rights groups will be there.

Date: Wednesday, February 23rd

Time: 10am - 2004 Election Lawsuit

11am - Voter Verifiable Paper Ballots and Automatic Recounts.

Place: the NM State Capitol Building (Roundhouse), Paseo de Peralta and Old Santa Fe Trail

Contact: Wayne Burke, 505-310-1272

 

Sacramento Open Voting Meetup

What: Meet the president of the Open Voting Consortium and other people to discuss

the problems with the election process, especially with voting machines and tabulators.

Learn more about how open voting (open source code, printed voter verified paper ballots)

is a viable solution. Also, organize events to educate the local community about the need for

election reform and work to have input in Secretary of State and Voting System Panel decisions.

Date: Wednesday, February 23

Time: 7pm

Place: Sacramento, Starbucks, 1501 16th Street

Contact: Alan Dechert, alan@openvoting.org, 916-772-5360

Link to meetup group: http://electionreform.meetup.com/102

National Teach-In on Election Rigging and How to Stop It (Oakland)

What: Bob Fitrakis, Ohio attorney and editor, Columbus Free Press; Medea Benjamin,

Global Exchange; Larry Bensky, KPFA; Walter Riley, East Bay Votes;

Jonathan Simon, Verified Vote; Alan Dechert, Open Voting Consortium; Bob

Kibrick, Verified Voting; Election-Related Documentary Footage; Strategy and

Action from Blackboxvoting.org, VotersUnite.org, Open Voting Consortium, the

MMOB and more

Date: Saturday, February 26

Time: 10am-4pm

Place: Oakland, First Congregational Church of Oakland, 2501 Harrison St.

Website for flyer: http://www.calendarwiz.com/calendars/calendar.php?crd=wdrc&

House party for Bob Fitrakis (West Marin)

Date: Saturday, February 26

Time: evening

Place: West Marin (Bolinas)

Contact: Megan Matson, matson8@themmob.com

Film as Evidence (Los Angeles)

What: Watch Votergate, Electile Dysfunction, and Standing in the Rain with Jim Crow and meet the

directors and producers of all of these movies

Date: Saturday, February 26

Time: 7-10pm

Location: Los Angeles, Venice United Methodist Church Sanctuary

1020 Victoria Ave. Venice, CA 90291

Website for flyer: http://www.citizensact.org/pages/2/index.htm

 

Who Got Glitched and How Do We Fix It Teach-In (Los Angeles)

What: Bob Fitrakis, Ohio attorney and editor, Columbus Free Press; Medea Benjamin,

Global Exchange; Butch Wing, Rainbow PUSH Coalition; Bev Harris, Black Box

Voting.org; Hear about voting system solutions from Lara Shaffer, the Open Voting Consortium.

Date: Sunday, February 27

Time: 2-5pm

Place: Los Angeles, The Church at Ocean Park (2nd & Hill, S.M.)

Website for flyer: http://www.citizensact.org/pages/2/index.htm

Election Reform and the Open Voting Consortium:

Speech for the Northern Democratic Club (Scotts Valley, California)

What: Lara Shaffer (Open Voting Consortium) will speak about the need for election reform and the

solutions the Open Voting Consortium offers.

Date: Tuesday, March 1

Time: 6pm (dinner) 7pm-8pm (speech and questions and answers)

Location: Scotts Valley, Maya Mexican Restaurant, 3115 Scotts Valley Dr

Contact: Chris Finnie, cfinnie@sbcglobal.net

Community Television show about Election Reform (Santa Cruz)

What: Live TV program with Lara Shaffer (Open Voting Consortium), Emily Levy

(Richard Hayes Philips Project), and others to talk about election reform

Date: Thursday, March 3

Time: 7:30pm

Location: Public Access Channel 27 in Santa Cruz

Contact: Joe Grossman, joseleon@pacbell.net

St. Louis Open Voting Meetup

What: Meet people looking to discuss the problems with the election process especially

with voting machines and tabulators and who want to learn more about how open voting

(open source code, printed voter verified paper ballots) is a viable solution. The group

will also organize events to educate the local community about the need for election reform.

Date: Wednesday, March 16

Time: 7pm

Place: Wild Oats café (8823 Ladue Road)

Contact: Jean Shaffer, lara137@aol.com, 314-432-8826

Link to meetup group: http://electionreform.meetup.com/101/

Open Voting Consortium Event (San Jose)

What: Alan Dechert (Open Voting Consortium), Jim March (Black Box Voting.org),

Emily Levy (Richard Hayes Philips Project), and Peter Drekmeier (ElectionFraud2004) will

speak about de-privatizing the voting system in America and other election reform issues.

Date: Saturday, March 26

Time: 1-4pm

Location: San Jose, venue TBA

Contact: Drew Johnson, jamboi@yahoo.com

Also, check www.OpenVoting.org for future Open Voting Consortium events happening soon in:

If you would like to help organize an event, please contact: lara@openvoting.org or 831-419-0758.

For more information: www.OpenVoting.org