Tuesday, August 03, 2004

Yes, Virginia IS a Swing State

I saw this poster on the weekend at the Harrison St Coffee Shop here in Richmond. Positively brilliant.

The Facts

  • George W. Bush won Virginia by 8% of the popular vote in 2000.

  • Bush won 52% of the Virginia popular vote, Gore got 44%, and Nader 2% in 2000.

  • 47% of eligible Virginia voters didn't vote in the 2000 election.

  • 26% of registered Virginia voters did not go to the polls in 2000.

  • Virginia carries 13 electoral college votes. Bush got 5 more than Gore in 2000.

  • You have until October 4th, 2004 to register to vote in the presidential election in Virginia.

  • VA registration forms can be found HERE or at your local post office, library, and DMV.

  • Election day is Tuesday, November 2nd, 2004.

  • Download the poster, buy the poster, or get code for the ad, from the good folks at 8percentva.com/Another Limited Rebellion Design--and spread the word.