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Election Protection Wiki Portal

Welcome to the Election Protection Wiki - Citizens tracking voter suppression and election integrity.
This special article contains archived information from the 2008 election cycle:

The 2008 Election Protection Wiki is a non-partisan, non-profit collaboration of citizens, activists and researchers to build a one-stop-shop for reports of voter suppression and the systemic threats to election integrity. We collect just the straight facts that are fully referenced to external, verifiable sources, and we need your help.

Things you can do:

Things you can do | State-by-state info | EP issues | Index | EP news | About & contact | EP Wiki Google Group

State-by-state information

Select a state below to see its election protection information.
(Red states have most recent or most serious threat and problem reports.)
Washington Oregon Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Hawaii Alaska Alaska California Nevada Idaho Montana Wyoming Utah Arizona Colorado New_Mexico North_Dakota South_Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Mississippi Alabama Tennessee Kentucky Illinois Wisconsin Michigan Michigan Indiana Ohio Florida Georgia West_Virginia Virginia South_Carolina North_Carolina Pennsylvania Maryland Maryland Delaware Delaware New_Jersey New_Jersey New_York Connecticut Connecticut Rhode_Island Rhode_Island Massachusetts Massachusetts Vermont Vermont New_Hampshire New_Hampshire Maine DC


Issues and topics

Full index: All indexed EP Wiki articles

Selected issues:


For a list of all election protection articles, click on "Election Protection Wiki" at the bottom of this or any page.


Election protection news

  • Vermonters Say: Corporations Are Not People!
  • Vengeance is Mine, Sayeth Newt Gingrich
  • Wisconsin Supreme Court Ethics Issues May Lead D.A. to Re-Open Collective Bargaining Suit
  • Colvin on How to Choose a Constitutional Amendment
  • Color of Change Targets ALEC Corporations
  • Federal Court Strikes Down Wisconsin Fair Election Law
  • NAACP Denounces Role of ALEC in "Jim Crow, Esquire" Voting Laws
  • Views on the OCCUPY Amendment
  • Occupy Wall Street: Crafting A Constitutional Amendment To Stop The 1%
  • Walker Recall Gets Underway with Pajama Parties and Sabotage
  • Obama Assembles lawyers to Monitor Election. (Oct 20, 2008)
  • Thousands of voters incorrectly rejected from voter rolls. Oct. 18, 2008.
  • AFL-CIO is working in nine states to educate citizens about voting rights. Oct. 16, 2008.
  • Videos from the Ohio Election Protection Conference: (Free Press, October 11, 2008)
    • Board of Elections Monitoring ******* Keynote Address (Mark Crispin Miller)
    • Becoming an Election Observer ******* Interview with Harvey Wasserman on Poll Workers for Democracy
    • Video the Vote workshop ******* Interview with Cliff Arnebeck on Restoring U.S. Democracy
    • Citizen Exit Poll workshop ******* Interview with Steve Freeman on Exit Polling
  • The EPWiki is live! Here's the announcement.

Other election protection efforts

Other efforts to report on or counteract election threats:

  • Voter Suppression Wiki - A citizen-led project to coordinate information and activism around any foul play and/or mess ups that might make election '08 less than on the level.
  • Election Protection - A non-partisan coalition orchestrating the largest voter protection effort ever this election. Election Protection runs the 866-OUR-VOTE hotline for any voting questions or reports of foul play.
  • TwitterVoteReport - A non-partisan coalition using text-messaging to map what's working, what's not, and what needs to be done at voting sites so everyone can vote, and everyone's vote will count.

See the full list of national election protection and reform organizations or select one of the states from the map at left to see its local election protection and reform groups.


Other election-related topics on SourceWatch

See Congresspedia's Wiki The Vote project for profiles of every candidate and member of Congress in each state.

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