Saturday, January 12, 2008

New Hampshire Recount

This blog is primarily about technology, Our motto is Linux, Open Source and Other stuff thats good for you. The following story is only slightly related to technology but I found it fascinating anyway and democracy is definitely good for you.

Jan 10, Concord, NH. Amidst wide spread speculation of irregularities in the New Hampshire primary results, Democratic House Representative and Presidential candidate Dennis Kucinich has formally requested the Secretary of State initiate a recount. In his letter, Kucinich states "I am not making this request in the expectation that a recount will significantly affect the number of votes that were cast on my behalf," adding "Serious and credible reports, allegations, and rumors have surfaced in the past few days." Kucinich finished 5th in New Hampshire with less than 2% of the vote.

Read More @ AC

While certain to lose the election, You gotta admire a guy who stands up for his democratic beliefs and is willing to put up his own money to ensure a fair process. Ok enough about politics.


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