Election pantomime: New York Voters Sue the State, Claiming Mass Voter Roll Purges

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 New Yorkers Struggled to Cast Primary Ballots Amid “Problems at the Polls”

New York Voters Sue the State, Claiming Mass Voter Roll Purges

vote usaDozens of New York voters are suing the state, saying that their voter registration changed without their input, costing them the ability to vote in Tuesday’s primary. The lawsuit, filed this afternoon in Long Island federal court by the group Election Justice USA, argues that the voters’ alleged registration changes deny them equal protection under the constitution, and demands a blanket order allowing “tens of thousands” of potential plaintiffs to vote in tomorrow’s presidential primary.

“Plaintiffs are in imminent harm of losing their right to vote,” the suit reads. “They have beseeched the various Boards of Elections without result. Nothing can save their right to vote save an order from this Court.”

New York’s primaries are closed, meaning only members of a given party can…

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