Posts Tagged ‘nyc board of elections’

Campaign Roundup: Cuomo Says He’ll Back Dems and Reps on Case-By-Case Bases

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. State Senate Gov. Andrew Cuomo says he’ll back both Democrats and Republicans on a case-by-case basis. Manhattan Rep. Charlie Rangel re-affirmed his support for Guillermo Linares’ Senate bid. Julie Menin has already maxed out on fundraising for the Manhattan BP race. Brooklyn Simcha Felder is in talks with a top GOP operative about managing Felder’s [&hellip
[ read more... ]

76 Comments

Russian Language Ballots Cost NYC $6 Million

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

A ballot in Russian. Photo courtesy of Wiki Commons. At a Board of Elections Commissioners’ Meeting Tuesday that was overshadowed by the Rangel/Espaillat congressional primary, commissioners couldn’t decide whether or not to support a costly bill passed by the state Legislature this session that requires ballots to be printed in Russian. Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s counsel had written to the BOE seeking its advice and [&hellip
[ read more... ]

75 Comments

At Board of Elections, a Reluctance to Assume Blame for Vote Count Problems

Written by City & State on . Posted in Politics

Voting Booth New York City Board of Elections Commissioners are blaming Albany for what went wrong with the city’s primary elections on June 26th, citing lawmakers’ failure to pass a bill changing the vote-tally process during this year’s session. “One of the things we’ve pushed for at the BOE is to figure out a brand new way [&hellip
[ read more... ]

Be the first to comment on this post

..