New York lodged a brief in three ballot access cases brought by minor parties requesting respect of its limitations on third parties.
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The Socialist Party would not have achieved eligibility in 1900 if New York’s novel concept of “political party” had been in place then.
So far, there is an incredibly crowded field of candidates for this fall’s race to succeed Bill de Blasio whose tenure has ended poorly.
A strong proponent of ranked voting, Byrne has heralded its benefits including the satisfaction of every voter knowing that their vote matters.
Jews have been a deciding factor in New York mayoral elections. It will be interesting to see how ranked-voting affects this situation.
A series of special elections are acting almost as a testing ground for ranked voting as New York City prepares for the June primaries.
New York City’s Campaign Finance Board recently awarded an unprecedented $37 million in matching funds to candidates for public office.
New York’s poorly run elections are a perennial issue across the state. Therefore, there is a need for reform of election boards in the state.
Prominent politicians in New York are pushing the City Council to revisit a bill that would give noncitizen immigrants right to vote.
In order to get on the ballot, a candidate must meet a variety of complex, state-specific filing requirements and deadlines.