Immediate and urgent action required to stop the Congressional push for a new federally mandated electoral train wreck. The Democratic majority in Congress is pushing complex, expensive, and unfunded legislation under the flag of election reform, but they are severely misguided in their support of HR 811, also known as the Holt Bill. Contact your Congressional Reps and the members of the House Administration Committee (listed below) TODAY and tell them to stop pushing passage of this bill.
HR 811 contains many dangerous provisions that, if implemented, will subvert our democratic processes and our ability to have citizen oversight over our elections:
The House Administration (full committee) is planning to markup Rep. Holt's Voter Confidence and Increased Accessibility Act of 2007 (HR. 811) on Thursday, March 29th at 10am.
Address your faxes of opposition to the House Administration and fax them today so they can be inserted in the Record. The fax numbers for the committee are listed below.
Members of the Committee on House Administration
Democrats – Fax Number 202-225-7664
Republicans – Fax Number – 202-225-9957
Please try to send concise bulleted statements. Focus on:
Nancy Tobi podcast interview with Bob Fitrakis of Ohio's FreePress,org: (Why mandated equipment in Holt does not exist and will not exist in time for their mandated 2008 timeline and what this means to the nation)
Why the Election Assistance Commission must be abolished: Centralized executive power and bloodless coups
What's wrong with the NEW Holt Bill (HR 811)? (13 bulleted points)
National Association of Counties and National Conference of State Legislatures urge Congress to oppose federal election reform (why state and local election officials and legislators oppose the bill)
NASS Approach to Federal Legislation (why top state election officials oppose Holt)