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Civic Center »

City's Pricey Primary Runoffs Could be Eliminated Under City Council Plan

A bill to replace the current runoff system with instant-runoff voting would save money, advocates say.

Jackson Heights »

Polling Places Restored in Jackson Heights After Voter Complaints

The locations were removed two years ago after officials found they weren't ADA compliant.

Civic Center »

NYC Board of Elections Riddled With Problems, Dept. of Investigation Finds

The Department of Investigation found a host of problems with the city's beleaguered elections board.

Midtown »

Board of Elections Removes Ballot Booth for Lone Midtown Voter

The booth had been allocated for a single voter on primary day last month.

Midtown »

City Sets Aside Voting Machine in Midtown for Single Voter Who Didn't Show

An entire machine was set aside for a single voter who apparently moved from the area years ago.

Hudson Heights »

Polling Place Changes Confuse Uptown Voters on Primary Day

Dozens of voters arrived at polling sites on Tuesday only to be sent to other locations.

St. George »

Staten Island BP Candidate Richard Luthmann Quits Race

Luthmann officially bowed out after his latest appeal in court was denied on Wednesday.

New Dorp »

BP Candidate Richard Luthmann Loses Appeal to Get Back on Ballot

The state's appellate court upheld the Board of Elections' decision to toss Luthmann off the ballot.

St. George »

Board of Elections Tosses Staten Island BP Candidate Luthmann Off Ballot

The Board of Elections voted on Tuesday that Luthmann did not have enough signatures for the ballot.

Midland Beach »

Staten Island BP Candidate Claims Democratic Party Trying to Block his Run

Richard Luthmann is challenging an objection filed with the Board of Elections.

Whitestone »

Catsimatidis Funds Lawsuit to Stop Board of Elections Coup

The Queens GOP filed suit against three Republican councilman over changes at the Board of Elections.

New York City »

Board of Elections Seeks Raise for Poll Workers Despite Voters' Complaints

The Board of Elections wants to boost poll workers' salaries and improve training.

Forest Hills »

Grace Meng Becomes New York's First Asian-American Congresswoman

Assemblywoman Grace Meng made history becoming the first Asian American named to Congress Tuesday.

Park Slope »

Hurricane Sandy Evacuees Get Voting Help from Park Slope Volunteer

Hurricane Sandy evacuees at the Park Slope Armory got voting help from a dedicated volunteer.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Voters Outraged Over Mysteriously Shuttered Poll-Site

Voters in the historically black neighborhood say they're uneasy over inexplicably closed polls.