Daily Archives: August 18, 2009

NYC BOE omits candidate from absentee ballots: Richard Winger comments

The New York City Board of Elections has printed absentee ballots in City Councilman Alan Gerson’s race that do not include Gerson’s name. This, despite the fact that last week the New York Supreme Court ordered him restored to the ballot. The NYC BOE absentee ballot policy violates what the U.S. Supreme Court said in American Party of Texas v White. [read more]