Early Voting In NY? Reformers Make Last-ditch Push
Early voting in NY? Reformers make last-ditch push
ALBANY – Reform advocates rallied Tuesday at the state Capitol as part of a push to reshape the state’s often-criticized voting laws as time winds down on New York’s annual legislative session.
Former gubernatorial and congressional candidate Zephyr Teachout joined good-government groups and labor unions Tuesday for a last-gasp rally, hoping to convince the the state Legislature to approve voting reforms — including one that would allow early voting — before leaving the Capitol.
State lawmakers are scheduled to break for the year on June 21.
“We know that New Yorkers want to see accessible, reliable, convenient voting,” Common …