The Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled that Al Franken is indeed the winner. Read the opinion here. Governor Pawlenty needs to do his job now and sign the election certificate. The sooner he does that the sooner he can get back to running for president.
I have updated my side bar to reflect Senator Al Franken’s new status.
I really appreciate the traffic I have received on this post but for those people that want to leave a comment or suggestion for President-elect Obama and Vice President-elect Biden, please click on this link: Change.Gov: Office Of The President-Elect. Thank you. CHC.
The Campaign For Change utilized today’s technology extensively in its quest for the White House and now continues this practice with the launch of a new transition website called Change.Gov: Office Of The President-Elect. Check it out.
Over the past few months I had been actively working to help elect Barack Obama to the presidency of the United States. Sometimes it was tedious-setting up phone banks, door knocks, work-site visits and recruiting volunteers. As November 4th grew closer the anxiety and excitement became more intense. The poll numbers were looking good but nobody was leaving anything to chance. The final four days were intense but enjoyable. I had the opportunity to work with a diverse group of excited volunteers. A young African immigrant who was voting for the first time was actively participating in getting her community registered to vote and getting them to the polls, retired teachers were training door knockers, college students were volunteering, packing house workers and professionals were knocking on doors side by side. We all shared the same goal and dream. November 4th was our day to bring about change and we were successful.
While I went home that night to sip a little brandy and watch the returns and celebrations on tv and the internet, others took to dancing in the streets in America and the world.
Mick Jagger and David Bowie do a little dancin’ in the streets in this music video that is older than many of the volunteers I worked with.
Since I will be dedicating my time to GOTV efforts my ability to provide content on this blog for both of my readers will be curtailed. I do have a number of recommendations for the faithful.
For news and views about southern Minnesota and the 1st CD’s Tim Walz, the first place I go to is A Bluestem Prairie.Ollie Ox keeps the stories coming and provides facts and insight on politics in the 1st CD. Ollie also keeps a watchful eye on the MSM and does not hesitate to tell ‘the rest of the story’.