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** [http://www.thelandesreport.com/GatesDeposition.PDF Leonard Gates deposition]
 
** [http://www.thelandesreport.com/GatesDeposition.PDF Leonard Gates deposition]
 
** [http://www.thelandesreport.com/Gates-Condit.PDF ''Cincinnati Post'', "Election Wire-tap Alleged Cincinnati Bell Denies Charges", 1987/11]
 
** [http://www.thelandesreport.com/Gates-Condit.PDF ''Cincinnati Post'', "Election Wire-tap Alleged Cincinnati Bell Denies Charges", 1987/11]
** [https://article25news.wordpress.com/2013/06/03/privacy-died-long-ago/ Gregory Flannery, "The great forgotten Cincinnati wiretap scandal", 2013/06/03]: "In 1979, he [Gates] testified, he was ordered to wiretap the Hamilton County Regional Computer Center, which handled vote tabulations. His handler at the phone company allegedly told Gates the wiretap was intended to manipulate election results. “They had the ability to actually alter what was being done with the votes. … He was very upset through some of the elections with a gentleman named Blackwell,” Gates testified. [[Ken Blackwell|J. Kenneth Blackwell]] is a former member of Cincinnati Council, and 1979 was an election year for council."
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** [https://article25news.wordpress.com/2013/06/03/privacy-died-long-ago/ Gregory Flannery, "The great forgotten Cincinnati wiretap scandal", 2013/06/03]: "In 1979, he [Gates] testified, he was ordered to wiretap the Hamilton County Regional Computer Center, which handled vote tabulations. His handler at the phone company allegedly told Gates the wiretap was intended to manipulate election results. “They had the ability to actually alter what was being done with the votes. … He was very upset through some of the elections with a gentleman named Blackwell,” Gates testified. [[Ken Blackwell|J. Kenneth Blackwell]] is a former member of Cincinnati Council, and 1979 was an election year for council." Interestingly, at that time, Blackwell was a left-leaning independent who became mayor of Cincinnati under the Charter Party, but he soon made an abrupt switch to hardcore conservative Republican in 1981. Then he himself would be involved with election rigging in the [[2004 Ohio general election|2004 Ohio election]].
 
* [http://dissidentvoice.org/Articles/Landes_VNS-Suspicion.htm Lynn Landes speculation about VNS closing in 2002]
 
* [http://dissidentvoice.org/Articles/Landes_VNS-Suspicion.htm Lynn Landes speculation about VNS closing in 2002]
 
* [http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/12213-americas-media-just-made-vote-rigging-easier Victoria Collier explains in 2012 how Internet election reporting changed VNS's game]
 
* [http://www.truth-out.org/news/item/12213-americas-media-just-made-vote-rigging-easier Victoria Collier explains in 2012 how Internet election reporting changed VNS's game]

Revision as of 05:03, 19 February 2018

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History

Corporate ancestors

News Election Services

In 1964, one year after the JFK assassination, an election reporting consortium called News Election Services (NES) was founded.

Voter Research and Surveys

Merger into VNS

[1]

2000 election

Dissolution in 2002

Employees

Executive director: ..., Bill Headline, ...

Controversies

Vote rigging suspicion

CIA connection

Exit polls

References

  1. Bill Headline interview by Victoria Collier, 2000/05/20

External links