Wednesday, January 03, 2007

Ballot Access News � Blog Archive � Pennsylvania Releases Official Returns

Get this! We hold an election but don't count the vote?

Write in candidates score as 'write in' and not as they should?

Ballot Access News � Blog Archive � Pennsylvania Releases Official Returns Pennsylvania Releases Official Returns

December 22nd, 2006

On December 22, Pennsylvania released its official returns. Carl Romanelli was credited with 645 write-ins. He was the Green Party candidate for U.S. Senate who fought to be on the ballot. His true write-in total will never be known, since 23 of Pennsylvania’s counties didn’t canvass write-ins. These 23 counties include some of the most populous counties in the state. They include Centre (the county that includes State College), Erie, and Philadelphia Counties.
I looked hard for the write in results from Allegheny County and can't find them on the web. Where are they?

The rail road worker from the eastern side of Pennsylvania who wanted to run for US Senate had the pleasure of being knocked off the ballot and getting more than $900,000 in bills -- thanks to undemocratic democrats. Then to add more insult, the write in vote count is unknown.

We demand, as the PA Constitution says, "free and equal elections." That should be everyone gets equal status. A person who is less isn't equal. Count them all. Tell the results. Do your jobs!

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