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Election Day Chaos Triggered By Lack Of Preparation For NYC's Two-Page Ballot

Election Day Chaos Triggered By Lack Of Preparation For NYC's Two-Page Ballot

(Jenn Hsu / Gothamist / WNYC) As New York City's Board of Elections braced for what they thought might be presidential-year turnout for Tuesday's midterm election, they greenlit the purchase of extra ballots and more poll...

A.G. Schneiderman: Over 220,000 Voters Were Improperly Purged Ahead Of The 2016 Presidential Primary

A.G. Schneiderman: Over 220,000 Voters Were Improperly Purged Ahead Of The 2016 Presidential Primary

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty) The state Attorney General's Office is asking to join a lawsuit against the city Board of Elections, alleging that election officials purged more than 220,000 voters citywide in the...

Justice Department Suing NYC Board Of Elections Over Last Year's Pre-Primary Mass Voter Purge

Justice Department Suing NYC Board Of Elections Over Last Year's Pre-Primary Mass Voter Purge

(Christian Hansen/Gothamist) The U.S. Justice Department is joining in on a lawsuit accusing the city Board of Elections of breaking the law when it purged almost 120,000 voters in Brooklyn from the rolls ahead of the...

Here's How You Can Report Voting Problems On Election Day

Here's How You Can Report Voting Problems On Election Day

(Scott Lynch/Gothamist) In case you were unaware, there's a presidential election happening tomorrow. Weird, right? These things have a way of just sneaking up on you. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, usually a model of restraint,...

Despite This Year's Primary Mess, BOE Hasn't Committed To Any Reforms

Despite This Year's Primary Mess, BOE Hasn't Committed To Any Reforms

(Christian Hansen / Gothamist) Following last month's problem-riddled presidential primary, during which more than 120,000 New Yorkers had to vote via affidavit ballot, Mayor de Blasio made the Board of Elections an offer: $20 million, in...

Second Board Of Elections Official Suspended Over Voter Purges

Second Board Of Elections Official Suspended Over Voter Purges

Brooklyn Board of Elections deputy clerk Betty Ann Canizio (Facebook) The city Board of Elections has suspended a second administrator at its Brooklyn office in connection with the widespread voter registration irregularities that surfaced on Primary...

Report: De Blasio Violated Campaign Finance Laws

Report: De Blasio Violated Campaign Finance Laws

(AP) Days after he called for "major reforms" of New York City's Board of Elections, Mayor Bill de Blasio has been accused of "willful and flagrant" violations of campaign finance law in a report that chronicles...

Board Of Elections Director Remains Defiant:

Board Of Elections Director Remains Defiant: "No One Was Disenfranchised"

City Board of Elections director Michael J. Ryan (City & State/YouTube) Addressing widespread complaints about irregularities (i.e. missing names) on voter lists at poll sites on Primary Day, city Board of Elections director Michael Ryan gave...

Board Of Elections Mistakenly Recorded Voter's Age As 164

Board Of Elections Mistakenly Recorded Voter's Age As 164

The Board of Elections: when they're not jamming scanners and sending polling place information off with errant mailmen, they're apparently adding 90 years to your life. A 73-year-old current Bronx resident has been told that her...

Scanner Problems & Mistranslated Ballots Made Election Day Rough, Again

Scanner Problems & Mistranslated Ballots Made Election Day Rough, Again

(Courtesy @Choire) The tepid return of the electronic voting machine went pretty much as expected yesterday, characterized with some malfunctioning scanners, a few sad lines and the occasional terrifying SAT-related flashback. It wasn't the same kind...

Brazen Voting Fraud Alleged Among Ultra-Orthodox In Williamsburg

Brazen Voting Fraud Alleged Among Ultra-Orthodox In Williamsburg

(Gothamist) What appears to be an orchestrated pattern of voter fraud is being reported at a pivotal precinct in South Williamsburg. According to a Board of Elections poll worker and another poll watcher, groups of young...

Hey, Where's Your

Hey, Where's Your "I Voted" Sticker?

via sverdure's instagram While some native New Yorkers have never even seen an "I Voted" sticker during their voting lifetimes, they have existed. There seem to be people out there who did get an "I Voted"...

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