NEW YORK (WCBS 880) – He called their primary performance a royal screw up, and New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg clearly doesn’t have a lot of confidence in the Board of Elections going into next Tuesday.

LISTEN: WCBS 880’s Rich Lamb reports

In fact, he is already encouraging New Yorkers to report any election site difficulties to 311, or to just put it out there on Twitter.

“If you want to tell everybody, all you’ve got to do is tweet using the hashtag (pound sign) nycvotes – and that will go to everybody,” said Bloomberg in his WOR broadcast.

The mayor blasted the new paper ballot machines picked by the board of elections, saying they’ve gone back to the chad days.

In fact, the New York paper ballots are not punched, but ovals are filled in with a pen.

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