2012 Election

AFL-CIO president to Lame Duck Congress: Fair Taxes, No Cuts

After a hard-fought and divisive election year, it’s time to rebuild America’s middle class — but to do it we need to make sure the lessons from this campaign stick.
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Complaint Filed Over Phony GOP Judicial Voters Guide

A Complaint has been filed against right-wing extremist Bonn Clayton which could lead to state and federal criminal charges against him and his conspirators for election fraud in the name of Minnesota Republicans.
Clayton and others were accused of falsely indicating that seven judicial candidates had the backing of the Republican Party of Minnesota.
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Libertarian Republican Cries 'End of Liberty in America!' After Obama Win

A self-described "Libertarian Republican," Eric Dondero has penned an article titled "The End of Liberty in America" where he whines, freaks out and has a complete meltdown over President Obama's win on election day. He begins with "Time to tell any Democrats you know to f*ck off and die." He continues on and vows to *UNFRIEND* all Democrats on Facebook and vows to never speak to liberal friends or family...ever again!
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Segregation on Election Day in Annandale, VA: 'Korean People Stand in a Separate Line'

Completely outrageous.
On Election Day, Leo Kim, 34, drove a group of elderly Korean Americans to the polls in Annandale, VA., a Washington suburb. They quickly found themselves in a scene out of the Jim Crow era.
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President Obama Shares His Pride and Hope for Campaign Staff

President Obama tears up while thanking his campaign staff and encouraging them to pursue their own futures.
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Obama’s Microtargeting ‘Nuclear Codes’

Time magazine's Michael Scherer talked with a group of Obama campaign advisers this past weekend, and provided an inside look at some of the data and targeting tactics behind the president's re-election. The article touches on many different aspects of the campaign's data operation, from television advertising to campaign insiders' wagers about which email subject lines would be most successful.
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Beating Back the Bullies on Election Day

It's no secret that an organized, well-coordinated effort to make it harder to vote threatened to disenfranchise up to five million Americans on Tuesday.
But it turns out that voting rights advocates were organized and well-coordinated, too.
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Video: Polling Place Disaster in Prince William County, Virginia

Shocking New Footage of the Polling Place Ordeal of the most African-American District in Virginia's Prince William County
According to Woodbridge District Supervisor Frank Principi, Virginia law requires that one voting machine be assigned per 750 registered voters. By contrast, Maryland law requires one voting machine per 200 registered voters. This polling place did not appear to adhere to Virginia's law, with only six voting machines and over 5,000 registered voters.
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Election Returns 2012 California Initiatives

adminCalifornia November 6, 2012 Ballot Measures (Preliminary Results)as reported by the California Secretary of State
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Probing the Depths of Poll Work

Cathy CockrellEARC researchers Karin Mac Donald and Bonnie Glaser — with poll-worker training materials from 58 California counties. (Cathy Cockrell/NewsCenter photos)About a million Americans — 100,000 of them in California  — will spend Election Day ...
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