NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Thousands rallied in New York City’s Washington Heights in support of voting rights in the Dominican Republic.
The demonstrators took to the streets, halting traffic to protest recent voting irregularities in the country.READ MORE: New Video Shows Brawl Outside Carmine's: Restaurant Says It Was Over Proof Of Vaccination, Defense Attorney Claims Hostess Used Racial Slur
About a week ago, elections were suspended due to a reported “software glitch” with the electronic voting system.READ MORE: AFSP Suicide Prevention Walk To Be Held Sunday
Some voters suspect the election was stopped to benefit the governing Dominican Liberation Party.
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Voters are also concerned the problem could affect the presidential election in May.