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How The GOP Stole Election 2004 & Is Rigging 2008

The "Woodward & Bernstein of the 2004 Election" - in a Special Investigative Report Revealing Massive Voter Theft, Fraud and Illegalities in Ohio's Presidential Balloting

COLUMBUS, OH -- HOW THE GOP STOLE AMERICA'S 2004 ELECTION & IS RIGGING 2008 by Bob Fitrakis & Harvey Wasserman, praised by Rev. Jesse Jackson as the "Woodward & Bernstein of the 2004 Election," will be released September 19.

The theft of the 2004 election has been catalogued, footnoted and thoroughly documented in more than 180 bullet points compiled by the Ohio-based investigative reporters in their shocking new compendium. The special digest may serve as the touchstone for all future coverage of the 2004 campaign and vote count in the lead-up to 2008.

The 9/19 release date coincides with the report to be issued by a special commission led by Jimmy Carter and James Baker investigating widespread fraud and vote theft in Ohio and elsewhere in the 2004 election.

Fitrakis and Wasserman are based in Columbus. They are publisher and senior editor of, which broke the key stories exposing massive vote fraud, theft, intimidation and illegalities in the conduct of the 2004 election in Ohio that gave the presidency to George W. Bush for a second time.

Beginning nearly a year before the election, Fitrakis and Wasserman issued many breaking stories on the web site, sole reporting on the intimidation and fraud administered by J. Kenneth Blackwell, Ohio's Republican Secretary of State, who also served as co-chair of the state's Bush-Cheney campaign. Fitrakis moderated hearings that took testimony from scores of Ohio voters who were disenfranchised in an extremely close statewide vote count that gave Bush a second term.

In their 767-page DID GEORGE W. BUSH STEAL AMERICA'S 2004 ELECTION: ESSENTIAL DOCUMENTS, Fitrakis and Wasserman, with Steve Rosenfeld, compiled the core papers showing how the GOP hijacked their victory in Ohio. This reporting served as the basis for the commission convened by Congressman John Conyers, leading to his influential preliminary report on "Jim Crow" abuses in Ohio 2004. Available via

In HOW THE GOP STOLE AMERICA'S 2004 ELECTION & IS RIGGING 2008, their new digest, Fitrakis and Wasserman summarize more than 180 key points ranging from rigged and maldistributed voting machines to intimidation and trashed ballots to fraudulent vote counts and a fake Homeland Security alert, concluding with exposure of how the GOP may already have the 2008 vote count locked up. No concerned American can avoid the conclusions or consequences revealed in this shocking digest available now at or


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