How New York Election Law Makes Gary Johnson More Marginal

Gary Johnson is running for President in New York on the Independence and Libertarian Party lines. Each party filed different slates of electors. What to do?

Bill Mahoney considers the situation in Politico NY: “The item that people see is electors pledged to support the president and vice president. That’s what the ballot says,” Bob Brehm, the state Board of Elections’ Democratic co-executive director, said during Thursday’s board meeting. “The 29 names of the people that are behind that ballot all need to be the same under our fusion voting system in order to aggregate the votes.”

Read more: http://www.politico.com/states/new-york/albany/story/2016/09/gary-johnsons-votes-wont-be-aggregated-in-new-york-105521#ixzz4KjpzFRf7

 

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