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Albany, NY - Legislature OKs Bill To Modernize Vote Tally

Published on: June 27, 2013 07:25 PM
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Albany, NY - Both chambers of New York’s Legislature have approved a bill that would modernize the way Election Night vote tallies are reported in New York City. It allows for the use of portable memory drives to tally unofficial results instead of a more laborious and lengthy process using paper print outs.

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The bill now goes to Gov. Andrew Cuomo for his review.

The New York City Board of Elections has come under criticism for years over the slow speed of the process it has used to tabulate votes. The legislation allows for the memory drives, similar to USB devices, to be transported from the poll sites to where the votes are counted separately from the paper print outs. That means unofficial results would be entered into the system more quickly.


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