Defending Elections With Your Contributions

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In this 2008 presidential election year, EDA has invested more than 90 percent of donations received in the major expense of conducting exit polls and voter telephone surveys on election day.

We operate primarily on volunteer labor and have a very low overhead, but very few funds remain after paying for the expensive polling operations.

There are many post-election investigations and possible legal actions and publicity expenses for which we ask your financial assistance so we can continue pushing for electoral reform not just during election season, but all the time.

EDA is a sponsored project of International Humanities Center, a 501 c3 organization, so your EDA donations
are fully tax-deductible.

Please consider setting up a monthly sustaining donation in any amount that you can comfortably afford ($5, $10, $20 per month, etc.) and receive EDA message media (buttons, stickers, books, DVDs) as our thank-you for your support.

Report of 2008 Election Defense Actions to appear here soon.

Click Here to See How EDA Defended the Midterm 2006 Elections

Reclaiming transparency and public accountability in elections, and legitimacy to government, requires full-time, year-round, long-term commitment and the assembly of a broad, coordinated campaign on many simultaneous fronts.
Here is an overview of our long-term Campaign to Reclaim Electoral Democracy

The research, communication, and organizing work of the EDA volunteer staff cannot be sustained without the support of you, the voting public. Click this link to see what Your Contributions at Various Levels can enable us to do.


Election Defense Alliance is a program of International Humanities Center, a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code [FEIN: 33-0767921].
Donations are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

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Book Order: "Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?"

Book cover - Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen?

Exit Polls, Election Fraud, and the Official Count

by Steven F. Freeman and Joel Bleifuss Foreword by U.S. Representative John Conyers, Jr. Publication Date: June 30th, 2006 | Seven Stories Press Paperback | 284 pages | $17.95 |

“Freeman and Bleifuss document the final proof of the most monumental theft in American history.”
  
 —ROBERT F. KENNEDY JR., Rolling Stone Magazine

"Freeman and Bleifuss shape the raw data into an image of all that the Founders warned us against."
   
—U.S. Representative JOHN CONYERS, JR. from the Foreword


Was the 2004 Presidential Election Stolen? is the first sustained investigation of what really happened on the first Tuesday of November 2004. Scrutinizing the widest spectrum of facts and theories that have emerged to explain the discrepancy between the exit poll results and the official count, the story that authors Steve Freeman and Joel Bleifuss have to tell is a damning one—one that has profound implications for the 2006 and 2008 elections, indeed for the future of American democracy.

 


4 Ways to Buy Direct from Election Defense Alliance:

(support EDA and save money too!)
* Direct in-person sales:  $16    
* By Mail, $20:
Use mail order form below; includes tax and shipping
* Buy Online with PayPal, $20
* As a $50 Donation Premium with PayPal:

For a $50 donation to EDA, receive the book and a tax-deductible donation credit


To Order by U.S. Mail, $20:

Click this Order Form link to fill out and print our on-line order form on your home computer printer.

Or, if you prefer, you may download the order form to your hard drive: Just right-click  the "Order Form" link and choose "Save As" - fill out the form and mail it with your check to Election Defense Alliance.

Adobe Reader 7.0 or greater is required to open and print the order form.  To download a free copy of Adobe Reader, go to Adobe.com or click here  


 Online Purchase from EDA Via PayPal, $20:

Please click this On-line Order Link


Tax-Deductible Donation Premium Via PayPal, $50:

Please click this Premium Donation order link


Your Election Integrity Dollars at Work


These representative examples of operating, training, and program costs
show what your donations can help EDA achieve.

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$30  Monthly fee for online donation management service

$80  Hourly fee for web programming consultants

$100  Annual dues for nonprofit technical assistance cooperative

$200  Monthly e-mail, website, and long distance telephone bills (costs will grow as we grow)

$300  One PR Newswire regional press distribution

$625  Portable multimedia projector system for public presentations

$800  Produce 1000 updated "Election Truth" CDs / DVDs

$900  Print 10,000 EDA brochures

$1,000  One PR Newswire national press release distribution

$2,000  Produce and distribute election integrity news stories to a statewide CA radio network

$2,500  Monthly cost to sustain Sequoia investigation in Arizona

$2,500  Edit a feature-length documentary film on EDA investigations in Arizona

$3,000  Software and training to produce election integrity instructional videos for the Web

$3,000  Annual subscription to national grantmaker database

$4,000  Travel fund to send representatives to policy meetings (EAC, NASS, Congress, etc.)

$5,000  Attorney retainer and court costs to file a legal action (minimum)

$5,000  Distribute election integrity radio stories across five state networks

$6,000  National press directory and e-mail/web/fax press release delivery service (one year)

$7,500  Distribute hand-count paper ballot (HCPB) procedure manuals and training films to pollworkers and election administrators in all states

$10,000  Upgrade the EDA website for improved ease of use and expanded capabilities.

$15,000  Produce a pilot demonstration of a precinct-based, paper ballot hand-count election

$20,000  Cost to produce EDA's 2008 "Stealing America" public education campaign

$20,000  Cost per each half-time paid position to enable Working Group coordinators to do election integrity work year-round.

$40,000  Fund living expenses for one full-time EDA director for one year

$50,000  Cost of EDA's 2008 national telephone exit polling survey in 30 states

$50,000  Typical starting cost for a countywide election recount

$100,000  Cost of 2008 citizens' exit polling operations in 70 locations in 12 states


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Election Defense Alliance is a sponsored project of International Humanities Center,
a nonprofit organization under Section 501(c)(3) of the IRS Code [FEIN: 33-0767921].

Donations to IHC/Election Defense Alliance are tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.