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COUNCIL TO HEAR VOTING PROBLEMS

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By Dan Rivoli Council Member Gale Brewer will lead a hearing Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. on the problems voters had with the new machines during the Sept. 14 primary. Upper West Siders and voters throughout the city reported that the new optical scanning machines were malfunctioning and polling places were opening late. That prompted [&hellip
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Primary Day Is Over, But Races Continue

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The primary election was in some ways a sleepy affair, with only 10 percent of the city’s voters turning out. Comptroller Bill Thompson, as expected, won the Democratic Party’s nomination for mayor handily, with 70 percent of the vote, according to unofficial returns. But two citywide races will now have run-off elections between the top [&hellip
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Decision '09: Primary Profiles

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With two major citywide races and one Manhattan-wide contest this September, Democratic primary voters could be forgiven for feeling a little overwhelmed. On primary day, a total of 11 candidates will vie for three high-profile positions: city comptroller, public advocate and Manhattan district attorney. (And that’s not even counting the mayoral primary race, although most [&hellip
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