Governor To Schedule Special Congressional Election By Friday

A day after Judge Jack Weinstein ordered Governor Cuomo to set a date for a special election to succeed Michael Grimm in Washington, the Governor said today he would set a date by Friday, avoiding judicial control over the election. As reported by  the Albany Times Union in Capital Confidential, the Governor will not risk further judicial intervention. The Governor had earlier noted the cost and complexity of running an election as a reason to wait.

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