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Candidate Challenge: Bill Richardson


Monday, October 29th, 2007

This just in from the Bill Richardson camp: a response to the Why Tuesday? Candidate Challenge! I’m sitting in the rafters of a theater at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, IA liveblogging the MTV/MySpace presidential forum with Barack Obama, as I type this. So you all are actually hearing Governor Richardson’s response to the challenge before I do.

* Update: Just had a chance to listen to his response. Governor Richardson wants to make election day “more accessible to all Americans.” He goes on to outline the work he has done in New Mexico as and expresses his outrage about deceptive practices and dirty tricks in elections. Governor Richardson also tells us he wants to make Election Day a national holiday. Watch the video for his whole election reform plan.

One Response to “Candidate Challenge: Bill Richardson”

  1. The BRAD BLOG : Duncan Hunter Calls for Paper Ballots in Response to Why Tuesday's 'Candidate Challenge' Says:

    […] John Edwards, who has spoken a bit at some appearances, when asked, about getting rid of electronic machines and requiring paper ballots has yet to respond to the challenge. Gov. Bill Richardson could have, and should have, bragged about his having signed a bill banning DREs and requiring paper ballots in New Mexico, but he didn’t. […]

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