Tuesday, November 2, 2004

  • The Morning After: Two-Hour Democracy Now! Special (Nov. 3rd)

    Tune in to Democracy Now! tomorrow November, 3rd for a special two-hour special the morning after the 2004 election. Please alert your local station.

  • Election Day 2004: "Ground Zero is All Over the Country"


    Today is D-Day, Election Day 2004. The polls are open and millions are lining up to cast their votes in an election that many feel is the most important of their lifetime. With fears of a repeat of the 2000 election, the eyes of the nation focus on the simplest of issues: The right to vote. [includes rush transcript]

  • American Conservative Magazine Endorses Kerry


    John Kerry received an endorsement from what many thought was an unlikely source: The American Conservative magazine. We speak with the author of the magazine’s editorial, Scott McConnell. [includes rush transcript]

  • Same Sex Marriage, Stem Cell Research, Electoral College: An Overview of Ballot Initiatives Across the Nation


    While all eyes are focused on the presidential race, voters today will also be deciding on a number of different initiatives, referendums and recalls. We get an overview of the some of the propositions on ballots across the country. [includes rush transcript]

  • Voting Problems Widespread in Florida, Pennsylvania


    Reports of voter suppression, intimidation and confusion are pouring in from battleground states around the country. We go to Florida to speak with State Senator Tony Hill in Jacksonville and we go to Philadelphia to speak with Janet Ryder, a Voter Protection Coordinator in Philadelphia. [includes rush transcript]

  • Fighting for the Right to Vote


    We speak with Ralph Neas president of the People for the American Way Foundation and Barbara Arnwine executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law. [includes rush transcript]

  • National Election Pool: How the Networks Are Calling the 2004 Election


    In the 2000 election four years ago, the major news networks helped trigger chaos when they called the pivotal state of Florida a little too early. To avoid repeating the mistakes of 2000, the networks have replaced the Voter News Service–a consortium of media outlets that conducted the exit polling and vote counting–with a new system called the National Election Pool. [includes rush transcript]