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hcpb rosieBy Rady Ananda
Food Freedom News

Tuesday’s vote on whether certain foods containing genetically modified ingredients should be labeled failed in early returns. However, the mail-in ballots have not yet been counted.

Of nearly a million votes cast, only 445,730 reportedly voted for food labeling.

Pundits are declaring that the $22 million spent by anti-labeling groups like Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Assn. convinced voters that they do not want their foods labeled after all, despite recent polls showing that 95% of consumers do want GMO foods labeled.

As long as votes are cast or counted electronically, instead of by hand, voters are forced to trust official results. Yet, dozens of scientific studies have proven that electronic casting and counting systems cannot be made secure, that results can be changed remotely, and that no evidence of the crime will remain for forensic investigators.

Voting on machines, or machine counting of hand-marked ballots, violates the most basic component of “free elections” because the count is done in secret, inside a machine, rather than in full view of witnesses.

But, as with the Patriot Act and other unconstitutional measures taken in the US since 9/11, most Americans accept these voting systems and continue to vote on them, accepting the results as accurate.

paleo cookbook 180Brad Friedman, one of the most serious investigators into election fraud who continually reports on “anomalies” like vote switching, etc., recently said, “[W]ithout paper, it is strictly 100% impossible to know that any vote has ever been tallied accurately.”

Not all foodies favor forced labeling of GMO foods. Virginia farmer Joel Salatin, a prolific writer promoting sustainable farming, has reason to object to such food labeling.

On Thursday, he will debate Dr. Joseph Mercola in Atlanta, GA on this very issue. The Farm to Consumer Legal Defense Fund is selling tickets so you can watch online the live-streamed debate tomorrow night.

The measure failed in every county of Washington state, except two: King (Seattle) and San Juan (in the Salish Sea), officials are reporting. Here’s the breakdown of Washington’s vote, as reported by My Northwest, as of 5:30 AM Pacific:

County by County Results

Adams
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
418 (21%)
No
1,605 (79%)
Asotin
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
1,560 (31%)
No
3,432 (69%)
Benton
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
6,297 (26%)
No
17,690 (74%)
Chelan
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
4,220 (30%)
No
9,645 (70%)
Clallam
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
7,206 (48%)
No
7,964 (52%)
Clark
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
23,080 (41%)
No
33,665 (59%)
Columbia
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
273 (21%)
No
1,000 (79%)
Cowlitz
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
4,964 (35%)
No
9,050 (65%)
Douglas
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
1,338 (26%)
No
3,900 (74%)
Ferry
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
986 (46%)
No
1,167 (54%)
Franklin
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
1,494 (25%)
No
4,437 (75%)
Garfield
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
157 (18%)
No
727 (82%)
Grant
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
3,077 (25%)
No
9,456 (75%)
Grays Harbor
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
5,793 (41%)
No
8,386 (59%)
Island
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
8,646 (47%)
No
9,709 (53%)
Jefferson
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
6,414 (58%)
No
4,605 (42%)
King
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
144,697 (56%)
No
114,810 (44%)
Kitsap
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
19,662 (47%)
No
21,795 (53%)
Kittitas
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
2,831 (37%)
No
4,882 (63%)
Klickitat
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
1,571 (37%)
No
2,719 (63%)
Lewis
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
5,423 (35%)
No
9,893 (65%)
Lincoln
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
603 (22%)
No
2,113 (78%)
Mason
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
5,897 (42%)
No
8,187 (58%)
Okanogan
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
2,287 (38%)
No
3,733 (62%)
Pacific
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
2,422 (42%)
No
3,316 (58%)
Pend Oreille
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
1,297 (38%)
No
2,118 (62%)
Pierce
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
43,434 (42%)
No
60,141 (58%)
San Juan
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
3,109 (62%)
No
1,915 (38%)
Skamania
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
827 (40%)
No
1,233 (60%)
Spokane
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
30,589 (38%)
No
50,207 (62%)
Stevens
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
3,408 (42%)
No
4,723 (58%)
Thurston
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
21,929 (48%)
No
23,324 (52%)
Wahkiakum
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
575 (37%)
No
961 (63%)
Walla Walla
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
1,880 (27%)
No
5,161 (73%)
Whitman
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
1,693 (27%)
No
4,549 (73%)
Yakima
Candidate Party Votes
Yes
6,313 (27%)
No
17,088 (73%)
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