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Do you know what to do?

Saturday, October 25, 2008 by Dave Winer.

When you go to vote... Permalink to this paragraph

Do you know what to do if someone tells you you're not on the list? Permalink to this paragraph

1. Don't just walk away. Permalink to this paragraph

2. Only as a last resort should you accept a provisional ballot  Permalink to this paragraph

3. Call 866- OUR-VOTE or go to 866OURVOTE.org to get information on where to vote and the facts on your right to vote. A trained team of advisors is available to help you resolve your problem.  Permalink to this paragraph

Over 10,000 lawyers are dispatched to the polling places on Election Day. Permalink to this paragraph

That's all you need to know. Permalink to this paragraph


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A picture named dave.jpgDave Winer, 53, pioneered the development of weblogs, syndication (RSS), podcasting, outlining, and web content management software; former contributing editor at Wired Magazine, research fellow at Harvard Law School, entrepreneur, and investor in web media companies. A native New Yorker, he received a Master's in Computer Science from the University of Wisconsin, a Bachelor's in Mathematics from Tulane University and currently lives in Berkeley, California.

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"The father of modern-day content distribution." - PC World.

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