NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new effort to protect voters.
It’s called the New York City Election Observers Corp.READ MORE: 2 Women, 4-Year-Old Girl Shot In Times Square
He says volunteers will be recruited to serve as nonpartisan observers outside poll sites on Election Day.READ MORE: MTA Bus Catches Fire In The Bronx, 1 Person Injured
They’ll look for any instances of voter intimidation, suppression or harassment.
If they find any, they’ll report it to staff, who will then coordinate with law enforcement.
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