Brad Friedman

Prepare Yourself

Monday, November 3rd, 2008

Watch this video posted by Brad Friedman so that when you go to vote tomorrow you will be prepared to face the absolute worst. Seriously, nothing can be as bad as this woman…we hope.
Brad writes:
Since she says in the video we should take care to spell her name right, the woman responsible for running elections […]

McCain and Company Co-opts Election Integrity

Monday, October 13th, 2008

After 4+ years of activists and independent journalists trying - with little success - to get Democratic party leaders to take the issue of election fraud and voter suppression seriously enough to bring it out of the shadows, it’s officially too late.

Congressman to McCain: STOP!

Friday, September 19th, 2008

From Brad Friedman at
The chairman of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, Rep. John Conyers’, is calling on the John McCain campaign to “immediately halt Republican vote suppression efforts,” as seen recently in Michigan — where a county GOP chair announced his intention to use home foreclosure lists to challenge voter eligibility at the polls […]

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Dobbs

Monday, August 25th, 2008

How can Lou Dobbs be so right on one thing and so wrong on another?!?!
In response to a story by CNN’s Dobbs in which he “told viewers that substantial evidence suggests that large numbers of non-citizens, including undocumented immigrants, are voting in federal elections and could be the deciding factor in November’s elections,” Truth in […]

BradBlog: LUCKY!

Wednesday, August 20th, 2008

The BRAD BLOG Goes to the DNC…
All in all, we’d rather be in St. Paul. But, then again, nobody involved with the Republican National Convention invited us to speak in Minnesota. We will, however, be speaking on a panel about “Clean, Fair and Transparent Elections” at a forum sponsored by The Nation magazine and the […]

Election Day Intimidation Stories: The “This Couldn’t Happen To Me, Could it?” Edition

Friday, August 8th, 2008

Thrown in jail for knowing the voter ID laws in your state? Maybe not, but just as bad is how many will just walk out the door without voting if someone with “authority” says “You can either give me what I told you to, or you can just get out that door and find someplace […]

Fitrakis and Friedman Represent

Wednesday, June 11th, 2008

Remember two days ago when Congressman Dennis Kucinich read aloud 35 Articles of Impeachment against President George Bush and included two on election integrity - Article 28 [pdf], which accuses him of “tampering with free and fair elections,” and Article 29, [pdf] which charges him with “conspiracy to violate the Voting Rights Act of 1965? […]

In What State did 33,500 Registered Voters Receive Two Ballots?

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008

Here’s a hint: They are holding their presidential primary today and it’s not Kentucky.
Brad Friedman knows the answer is Oregon, and today he takes the time to write a thorough post about the potential problems with Vote by Mail:
Many Oregonians will tell you they believe their system is wonderful, yet many of the Election Integrity […]

Telling it to The Man

Saturday, April 26th, 2008

This past week, Bev Harris from Black Box Voting, Brad Friedman of Bradblog, and others were invited to submit comments into the record for the United States Election Assistance Commission’s Round Table, which, according to Black Box Voting, “featured an agenda entirely devoted to a what is basically a celebration of computerized vote-counting.” No surprise […]

Electronic Voting Machine Bingo

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2008

Reports [word doc] of malfunctioning electronic machines in Pennsylvania are already making news. Here’s a map of each county in Pennsylvania and what kind of voting machine they use so you can play along at home!
(Hat Tip: Brad Blog)