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Cobb, Badnarik Call for Ohio Recount

12. November 2004 • Murph
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Presidential Candidates David Cobb (Green) and Michael Badnarik (Libertarian) are jointly calling for a full recount of the Ohio presidential vote, and are soliciting donations through their campaign websites to raise the estimated $110k filing fee for the recount request.

From the Cobb campaign’s press release:

“Due to widespread reports of irregularities in the Ohio voting process, we are compelled to demand a recount of the Ohio presidential vote. Voting is the heart of the democratic process in which we as a nation put our faith. When people stand in line for hours to exercise their right to vote, they need to know that all votes will be counted fairly and accurately. We must protect the rights of the people of Ohio, as well as all Americans, and stand up for the right to vote and the right for people’s votes to be counted. The integrity of the democratic process is at stake,” the two candidates said in a joint statement.

The candidates also demanded that Ohio Secretary of State Kenneth Blackwell, a Republican who chaired the Ohio Bush campaign, recuse himself from the recount process.

The campaigns are taking donations towards the recount fee at and

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