People vote in the New York primary elections at a polling station in Brooklyn borough on April 19, 2016 (Reuters/Brendan McDermid)

New York primary aftermath: Board of Elections faces audit and thousands of voters just filed a lawsuit

Things didn't go too smoothly...


Asha Parker
April 21, 2016 9:47PM (UTC)

Voter complaints in New York are beginning to sound all too familiar, and the state just became another of dozens of states to experience serious voter issues during this election.

New York voters reported numerous problems, including closed polling sites, and missing or misidentified party affiliation, to name a few.

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The most telling fact? A hotline for complaints specific to the election received four times as many calls as it did in 2012.

A lawsuit on behalf of voters filed by the organization Election Justice USA, and an audit of the Board of Election ordered by New York's attorney general, appear to be just the beginning.

Watch to learn more.


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