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Joe Miller files lawsuit in Alaska state court, says some Murkowski votes illegal

November 22, 2010 Politisite 0

Read the Lawsuit – PDF: Miller v. Division of Elections complaint Alaska’s bitterly contested Senate election went to state court Monday when Republican Joe Miller sued the state over the way write-in ballots for his GOP rival have been counted. Miller is trying to stop the state from using discretion in determining voter intent on write-in ballots cast for Sen. Lisa Murkowski. The Associated Press last week called the race […]

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Alaska Politics: Murkowski gains ground on Miller in Absentee Vote

August 31, 2010 Politisite 0

From Sean Cockerham at the Alaska Division of Elections office in Anchorage — Update, 12:20 p.m.: Joe Miller’s lead over Lisa Murkowski just grew slighly with absentee and questioned ballots from the Mat-Su. Miller now leads Mukowski by 1,460 votes. The Division of Elections reported counting 2,895 votes from Legislative Districts 13 through 16 in the Mat-Su. Update, 11:10 a.m.: Joe Miller’s lead over Lisa Murkowski narrowed from 1,668 votes […]

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The GOP health care count: 209 no, 204 yes, 18 undecided

March 17, 2010 Politisite 0

There are two ways to count votes for the Democrats’ national health care plan. The first is to tally the lawmakers who are definitely yes or leaning yes. The second is to count the ones who are definitely no and leaning no. From the Republican side, it’s the second group that matters. Just like Democrats need 216 votes to pass the bill, Republicans and their Democratic allies need 216 to […]

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Census Will Violate the Constitution – California could get nine House seats because illegal aliens will be counted

March 16, 2010 Politisite 0

Next year’s census will determine the apportionment of House members and Electoral College votes for each state. To accomplish these vital constitutional purposes, the enumeration should count only citizens and persons who are legal, permanent residents. But it won’t. Instead, the U.S. Census Bureau is set to count all persons physically present in the country—including large numbers who are here illegally. The result will unconstitutionally increase the number of representatives […]