Ah, New York City! It's the day to vote in the election you know about and think you're going to vote in but might not, one in which the most suspenseful race of the day involves whether or not you actually care enough to get out there and pull the lever. We're going to be liveblogging and up ... More >>
Sure, it's 2009, well into the new century, but as us New Yorkers head to the polls today, we're still using the same clunky, decades old lever voting machines we always have.
That's because an effort to purchase newer, more technologically advanced machines is still bogged down in Albany. The sta ... More >>
New York City, Nassau, and Westchester Counties have refused to participate in a state pilot program to test out optical scan voting machines.
While the rest of the country continues to adopt electronic voting machines -- even though they've been
Well, that was quick. Dutchess County Election Commission Fran Knapp tells us that John Ciampoli, a Republican lawyer, has informed her that he plans to file in Supreme Court to impound ballots from that county in today's special election. She says her understanding is that he wants the paper ballot ... More >>
The Observer reports that the local Board of Elections has "certified" the election of Republican Frank Padavan over James Gennaro for the state senate, though neither the city nor state BOE sites yet reflect this decision; other sources say the Board merely upheld the tossing of some paper ballots ... More >>