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New York lawmakers dig into issues connected to this year's election

(The Center Square) – New York state senators this week heard firsthand accounts from voters and poll workers about the hassles and ordeals associated with New York City elections. Members of the Senate Standing Committee on Elections held a hearing Wednesday at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn as part of...
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Rep. Delgado Joins Republicans and Democrats to Demand NYS Distribute Emergency Rental Assistance Program Payments Immediately

WASHINGTON – U.S. Representative Antonio Delgado (NY-19) joined a bipartisan letter to the New York State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance demanding that it accelerate application processing and begin the immediate disbursement of funds through New York State’s Emergency Rental Assistance Program (ERAP). On December 21, 2020, Rep. Delgado...

Sam Fein launches second bid for 108th assembly district

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — An Albany County legislator has announced his bid for the New York State Assembly as he looks to unseat incumbent John McDonald. Sam Fein ran for the 108th Assembly District in the 2020 primary but lost to McDonald, who won the seat. Fein said this campaign will be different from his last because people have “woken up” to the status and needs of New York’s government.

AP FACT CHECK: Trump is relentless in election fabrications

PHOENIX (AP) — In mid-May, partisan investigators hired by Arizona state lawmakers backed off their allegation that the state's most populous county had destroyed its 2020 election database. Confronted with proof that the data still existed, they admitted everything was there. Two months later, the tale lives on. At an...
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Skaneateles Candidates Fire Back at School District

The losers in this year’s Skaneateles School Board election wants the state to ignore the School District’s response to their challenge, calling for new elections. The Citizen reports Robert Bennett and Joseph Goethe have filed a response to the District, which said their challenge contained “knowingly false statements.” The pair claim there were a number of problems with the election, including the counting of absentee ballots. State Education Commissioner Betty Rosa will make the final call on whether to order a new election.
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President Biden On CNN Town Hall Mentions Auburn

President Joe Biden could have cooked YOUR breakfast. Speaking this week at a CNN town hall event, Biden told the story about his father-in-law offering him Auburn’s Hunter Diner. Biden’s father-in-law was Robert Hunter. Biden, who attended Syracuse University law school, married Hunter’s daughter, Neilia, she was killed in a...
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Ex-candidates file more papers in Skaneateles school election challenge

The losing candidates in this year's Skaneateles Central School District Board of Education election want the state's top education official to disregard the district's response to their attempt to have the results dismissed. Robert Bennett and Joseph Goethe have submitted their reply to the district's answer to an appeal they...
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Letter: Texas representatives Texas representatives

I was involved in the New York State June primary election process. Erie County had many dates, times and locations for voters to participate in their civic right to vote. I was very proud of that fact. I see in many states, instead of expanding access, access is being severely...

Governor Signs Voting Reforms into Law

New voting reforms were approved by Governor Andrew Cuomo in New York State last week. Some of the reforms include allowing absentee ballots to be postmarked by election day; allowing candidates who have lost primaries to be removed from other ballot lines; requiring boards of elections to post changes in polling place locations; allowing voters to request absentee ballots electronically and eliminating signed absentee ballot applications.