State Court Rejects Challenge To Independent Expenditures in L.I. Assembly Race

A state supreme court justice in Albany  rejected a challenge to independent expenditures in today’s Long Island special election to fill an Assembly vacancy. The court rules that  there is no private cause of action to enforce violations of the independent expenditure rules enacted last year, following the Nassau County decision in McGrath.

The decision can be read here: Lauder v Pellegrino Dec_Order_Judg_No. 3179-17

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