When New Yorkers go to the polls in November, the WFP will not be on the ballot thanks to the city’s notoriously inept Board of Elections.
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When it came to whether New York’s new ranked voting system worked, supporters and critics gave simple yes-or-no answers.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) signed new election reforms into law on Friday, which would change critical aspects of New York’s voting process.
The Board of Elections in New York has been accused of mismanagement, corruption, nepotism, and simple ineptitude for decades.
A new poll conducted by Common Cause New York and Rank The Vote NYC shows that there is huge support for ranked voting in NYC.
Billionaire donors have overwhelmed New York’s mayoral vote. To know their preferred candidates one just has to follow the money.
NYC Mayor’s online program for tallying resident’s favorite pizza topping is a way for him to show how ranked-choice voting works.
The software that will count ranked choice votes will take at least two weeks longer to approve, according to the NYC election board.
Shaun Donovan’s campaign for NYC Mayor, backed with $6.8 million from his father, has spent $6.5 million on TV and digital commercials.
New York has joined 18 other states in enacting legislation that automatically restores voting rights to those who served jail time.