Rev. Jackson: “We have marched too far…”
Jackson urges people to register to vote
and fight election fraud
By Brent Jones for the Baltimoresun.com
The Rev. Jesse Jackson last night headlined a panel that encouraged people to battle voter fraud and disenfranchisement by casting early ballots and registering multiple times to vote.
Jackson, founder and president of the Rainbow/PUSH Coalition and a presidential candidate in 1984 and 1988, was joined by investigative journalist Greg Palast and author Jonathan Simon at the Maryland Institute College of Art. The discussion was moderated by radio host Marc Steiner.
All panelists criticized what they said were rigged presidential elections in 2000 and 2004.
“I would urge you not to allow these voter schemes to break our spirit,” Jackson said. “In spite of these schemes, we can still win.” …more