Allowing New Yorkers to vote by mail due to fear of COVID-19 is unconstitutional, a state judge said Friday in a ruling that Republican and Conservative Party leaders hailed as a victory for fair elections.
The 28-page ruling by Saratoga County Supreme Court Justice Dianne Freestone ordered local boards of election to stop counting the absentee ballots they’ve already received.
Instead, officials have to “preserve” the ballots until after Election Day or the resolution of a pending suit filed by state and local GOP and Conservative Party leaders.
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Dixon Closes 17-point Deficit, Brings Michigan Gov Race to Tie, Despite Whitmer’s Big Cash Advantage
The two are nearly tied despite the fact Whitmer raised 26 times the amount of money raised by Dixon.
The RealClearPoltics.com polls average – which includes the new Michigan News Source/Trafalgar poll – shows Whitmer with a 2.6 point lead. The site also shows Whitmer had a 17 point advantage, her largest in the race, in late August.
The poll was conducted from Oct. 18-21 among 1,079 likely general election voters with 2.9% margin of error.
The Whitmer campaign has raised $14 million, 26 times the amount raised by Dixon’s, The Detroit News reported last month.
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