The New York City Board of Elections has, once again, undermined New Yorkers’ faith in our elections. New Yorkers deserve election administrators that can effectively get the job done. Instead, we have an outdated partisan structure that allows for crucial positions to be filled through patronage, resulting in mistakes being made over and over and over again. Last week’s inclusion of 130,000 dummy votes in the initial ranked choice tally must be the last straw.
It feels like Groundhog Day every election cycle.