December 03, 2004

Recount Effort Is Expanded to New Mexico andNevada
Recount Effort Is Expanded to New Mexico and Nevada

Tuesday, November 30, 2004; Page A02

Green Party presidential candidate David Cobb and Libertarian candidate
Michael Badnarik announced that they are seeking recounts in two more
battleground states: New Mexico and Nevada.

The third-party candidates, who already have requested a recount in Ohio,
won few votes in both states. But a Cobb spokesman said they were concerned
that reports of Election Day problems at the states' polls were being

President Bush won both states. Cobb spokesman Blair Bobier said a "527"
organization called the Help America Recount Fund, which is affiliated with
the National Ballot Integrity Project, is paying for the recounts.

Meanwhile, Jesse L. Jackson was in Ohio over the weekend to lend his support
to the Buckeye State's impending recount.

-- Brian Faler

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