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Jersey Devil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:32 PM
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Lawsuit Over Ohio Voting Dropped
By ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS, Associated Press Writer

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Three dozen voters challenging the presidential election results in the Ohio Supreme Court asked to drop their lawsuit Tuesday, saying it is moot with last week's certification of the electoral vote and the upcoming inauguration.

Citing fraud, lawyers representing 37 voters on Nov. 2 had asked the court to examine several problems with voting procedures in the hopes of overturning President Bush (news - web sites)'s victory in the state.

The election turned on Ohio's 20 electoral college votes, and not until preliminary results were available early on the morning of Nov. 3 did Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry (news - web sites) concede.

Chief Justice Thomas Moyer of the state Supreme Court must still rule on the motion to dismiss the case, and is expected to go along with the request

More - http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&cid=694&u=/ap/200...
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madison2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:35 PM
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1. So all the stalling tactics worked. n/t
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Jersey Devil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:36 PM
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2. Mnnnn?
Is your sarcasm meter on? Otherwise I don't understand.
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madison2000 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:42 PM
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4. Republican stalling tactics made the suit irrelevant now
but the plaintiffs did everything as soon as they could.
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KoKo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-11-05 01:40 PM
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3. Dupe...everyone's over here on this link:
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