NYC Comptroller Stringer: 'Ineptitude' At Board Of Elections 'Is Disenfranchising Our Residents'"We have uncovered deep dysfunction," said City Comptroller Scott Stringer, unveiling an audit of 156 polling sites - and finding problems in 90% of them.
'I Think The System Is Broken:' De Blasio Slams BOE, Calls For NY Voter ReformMayor Bill de Blasio criticized the New York State Board of Elections on Wednesday, calling the state voting system 'broken,' while calling for increased voter reform efforts across the state.
Audit: NYC Elections Board Lost Track Of Voting MachinesCity Board of Elections officials have lost track of more than 1,450 pieces of equipment, including some voting machines, according to an audit released Monday.
Inspector General: Board Of Elections Spokesman Leaked Document Claiming De Blasio's Team Broke Campaign Finance LawsThe state inspector general has revealed who leaked a document claiming Mayor Bill de Blasio’s team broke campaign finance laws.
De Blasio Sets Aside $20 Million For Board Of Elections Reforms After Primary ProblemsDe Blasio is demanding the board hire an outside operations consultant, establish a blue-ribbon panel to identify its failures, enhance poll worker training, and improve communications with voters.
Probe: De Blasio Administration Showed A 'Willful And Flagrant' Violation Of Campaign Finance LawsBoard of Elections Chief Enforcement Officer Risa Sugarman said in a memo that the probe found there was enough evidence to refer the case to Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance for criminal prosecution.
Top Board Of Elections Official Removed Following New York Primary Voting MessA top official for the Board of Elections in Brooklyn is being removed following thousands of voting complaints on New York’s primary day.
Voter Records List 73-Year-Old Bronx Woman's Age As 164A 73-year-old Bronx woman has discovered her official voter registration card lists her birth year as 1850, aging her by a whopping 91 years.
AP: Rep. Charles Rangel Holds Off Challenge To Win Congressional PrimaryWith 100 percent of the vote counted in unofficial results, Rangel led Espaillat 47.4 percent to 43.6 percent, a difference of fewer than 2,000 votes.
De Blasio: 'I Will Never Forget That As Mayor, I Work For You'In his victory speech as mayor-elect of New York City Tuesday night, Democrat Bill de Blasio declaed a mandate to repair the inequality he said has left the city suffering, and said as mayor, “I work for you.”
Letitia James Likely City's Next Public Advocate After Winning Democratic RunoffJames defeated state Sen. Daniel Squadron in incomplete and unofficial returns and faces a general election next month without a Republican opponent.
Thompson Concedes NYC Dem Mayoral Primary, Endorses de BlasioNew York City mayoral candidate Bill Thompson said at a news conference Monday that he was proud to endorse Bill de Blasio as the Democratic nominee.