Queens District Attorney: Katz Leads Caban By 16 Points; Lawyers Hash Out Rules Of RecountPublic defender Tiffany Caban declared victory on Election Night, but a tally of paper ballots reversed the results, putting Queens Borough President Melinda Katz in the lead.
Amid Public Outrage, NYC Board Of Elections Pulls Private Voter Records From InternetAfter massive public backlash, and the possibility for legal backlash as well, the New York City Board of Elections has quickly wiped the public’s private information from the internet.
Board Of Elections Pushes Back Against Already-Approved Plan To Bring Early Voting To NYCAn intense tug-of-war is heating up between Mayor de Blasio and the city’s Board of Elections executive director, Michael Ryan.
Privacy Scandal: Advocates Say NYC Board Of Elections Broke Law By Dumping Your Name, Address On The InternetA spokesperson for the board insisted it was given “permission" to publish the list on its website, but refused to say who gave the green light.
NYC Board Of Elections Exposes All Voters' Names And Addresses OnlineBecause of the online dump, anyone from your nosy neighbor to a harassing political activist can come knocking on your door after a few clicks of their mouse.
Board Of Elections Chief Michael Ryan Under Fire For Potential Conflict Of InterestReports say a company that makes voting machines flew Ryan around the country, put him up in hotels, and he failed to accurately report it.
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.