One more thing about Bill de Blasio’s fight to get back on the ballot: it’s not clear who is to blame.
De Blasio’s lawyers Stanley Schlein and Henry Berger said publicly for the first time today that the error which led to de Blasio’s initial removal started at the Board of Elections.
“Mr. de Blasio’s Read More
ALBANY—It's rapidly becoming statistically impossible for Assemblyman Jim Tedisco to win a seat in Congress.
My figures are inexact—the calculations here are based on both official Board of Elections numbers, and on conversations with election officials and both campaigns—but the math looks pretty conclusive.
Here's what I've come up with:
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POUGHKEEPSIE—Attorneys for Republican Assemblyman James Tedisco filed two memoranda of law in the ongoing legal wrangling over absentee ballots in his Congressional race against Democrat Scott Murphy.
Tedisco's lawyers moved to "renew and reargue" a ruling issued last week by Judge James Brands that declared that objections lodged against absentee ballots on the Read More
POUGHKEEPSIE—There are more than 1,200 absentee ballots in the race to replace Kirsten Gillibrand that will not be opened until next Monday, an attorney representing Democrat Scott Murphy said, when a Supreme Court judge will gather lawyers from both sides together and begin the process of sorting through them.
"We expect that number may Read More
POUGHKEEPSIE—Lawyers for both candidates vying to replace Kirsten Gillibrand in Congress appeared this morning in court in Dutchess County, without a judge. They still argued.
Judge James V. Brands, who will preside over absentee-ballot ballot arguments, is in the hospital undergoing tests this morning, his clerk told a courtroom packed with reporters, representatives of Read More
POUGHKEEPSIE—Attorneys representing Jim Tedisco and Scott Murphy met in court today to argue over a procedure for recanvassing voting machines and counting absentee ballots in the neck-and-neck race to replace Kirsten Gillibrand in Congress.
Judge James Brands said he will issue an order this afternoon asking county boards of elections that have not Read More
POUGHKEEPSIE—Today is the first court appearance of the campaigns of Assemblyman Jim Tedisco and Democratic Scott Murphy, where they will begin haggling over the 10,000 absentee ballots cast in the race to replace Kirsten Gillibrand, which ended with the men separated by mere dozens of votes.
The Republican State Committee filed an Read More
David Paterson is reimbursing his campaign $253 for two stays at a hotel for which his campaign counsel, Henry Berger, said there was not enough adequate documentation to justify as a campaign expense.
In a press conference at Berger’s office in the Empire State Building this afternoon, Berger said the expenses were for Read More