New York City Board of Elections

DOI To Board Of Elections: Get Dead People Off Voter RollsThe New York City Board of Elections has its work cut out for it, as the city Department of Investigations has asked the board to purge the dead and other ineligible voters from its rolls.
Voters Encounter Problems At PollsSome New York City voters arrived at their polling places Tuesday to find that machines were never hauled in or supervisors were not present.
Leading Candidate Increases Margin In Queens City Council ElectionThe leading candidate in a special election for a Queens City Council seat has increased his margin to 80 votes.
EXCLUSIVE: Backlog May Prevent Thousands Of NYC Absentee Voters From Casting BallotsMore than 100,000 New Yorkers applied for absentee ballots. Board of Elections Commissioner J.C. Polanco admitted the board is backlogged because he said they are understaffed.
Espaillat Concedes To Rangel In Close Primary RaceState Sen. Adriano Espaillat, the first Dominican-American to serve in the state Legislature, would have become the first Dominican-American in Congress if he had prevailed.
NYC Board Of Elections: Rep. Charles Rangel Defeats Sen. Adriano Espaillat By 990 VotesAfter a ballot count that ended on Saturday, New York City Board of Elections spokeswoman Valerie Vazquez said that the 82-year-old congressman received 18,940 votes.
Rangel Leads Espaillat In Primary Race After Additional Ballots Counted The 13th Congressional District race appeared decided last week on election night, with Rangel seemingly holding a sizable lead. But the vote margin shrank, leading some to wonder if state Sen. Adriano Espaillat conceded too soon.
Rep. Rangel Margin Shrinks In NY Primary Win; Recount PossibleNew York Rep. Charles Rangel's margin of victory in Tuesday's Democratic primary has narrowed to less than 3 percentage points, but his campaign expressed confidence that he would still win.