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Velazquez Wins Democratic Congressional Primary; Staggeringly Low Voter Turnout
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Velazquez Wins Democratic Congressional Primary; Staggeringly Low Voter Turnout

Nydia Velázquez, winner of the congressional primary for district 7. Courtesy of Velázquez’s Facebook.As expected. Congresswoman Nydia Velázquez [http://velazquez.house.gov/index.shtml] won the Democratic congressional primary for New York District 7 on Tuesday against banker Yungman Lee, [/politics/yungman-lee-looks-bring-new-face-congressional-district-47/] and lawyer Jeff Kurzon [/politics/unconventional-campaign-congressional-district-7/

Betty Anne Canizio, BOE Official Suspended Over Voter Purge, Still Running For District Leader In Bay Ridge
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Betty Anne Canizio, BOE Official Suspended Over Voter Purge, Still Running For District Leader In Bay Ridge

Betty Anna Canizio with former Brooklyn District Attorney Charles Hynes (Source: Facebook)Betty Anne Canizio — the Board Of Elections (BOE) official who was suspended in the aftermath of the purge of registered Brooklyn voters [/thousands-of-brooklyn/#.VzDADKODGko] revealed during New York’s presidential primary — has no intention of ending her campaign

Board Of Elections Official Suspended Over Brooklyn’s Presidential Primary Debacle
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Board Of Elections Official Suspended Over Brooklyn’s Presidential Primary Debacle

Photo by Fort Greene Focus.The Board of Elections has booted the official that it says is responsible for Tuesday’s disastrous Democratic primary [/blog/2016/04/19/entire-block-omitted-voter-rolls-says-poll-worker/]. Brooklyn Chief Clerk Diane Hasslet-Rudiano was suspended without pay by the the Commissioners’ Executive Committee of the Board of Elections following

Mark Lieberman Kicked Off The Ballot For Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs’ Seat
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Mark Lieberman Kicked Off The Ballot For Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs’ Seat

After formally tossing his hat into the ring [/blog/politics/mark-lieberman-announces-bid-for-assemblywoman-rhoda-jacobs-seat] for Assemblywoman Rhoda Jacobs’ seat [/blog/politics/well-wishes-from-colleagues-as-assemblywoman-rhoda-jacobs-announces-her-retirement] representing the 42nd District last month, Mark Lieberman has been kicked off the ballot after his petition signatures were challenged. Lieberman, a journalist and civic activist from Midwood Park [http://www.

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Bloomberg Wants Board Of Elections To Bring Back Old Voting Machines

Blue387 via Wikimedia CommonsMayor Michael Bloomberg is joining the effort to junk the new digitized voting machines in favor of bringing back the older and supposedly more reliable lever machines. NY1 reports [http://www.ny1.com/content/politics/political_news/182146/mayor-urges-board-of-elections-to-bring-back-lever-machines-this-fall] that Bloomberg said during a press conference that

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