VICTORY: NY Appeals Court Orders Election Officials to Open 99 Ballots

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In the race for New York State Senate between Democrat Cecilia Tkaczyk and Republican George Amedore, with hundreds of ballots left to be counted, the final margin of 37 votes allowed a NY state judge to certify Amedore as the winner. By failing to count the remaining ballots and failing to address technical problems, voters were disenfranchised by the Board of Elections’ improper guidance. In response, Carole Furman and Barbara Bravo started a¬†MoveOn Petition¬†demanding every vote to be counted. After a panel of appellate justices reviewed the results, they ordered election officials to count 99 absentee and affidavit ballots.

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