George Diaz Jr. off the ballot and out of the state’s District 81 Assembly primary due to invalid signatures


George Diaz Jr., a Norwood progressive who was determined to challenge state Assemblymember Jeffrey Dinowitz for the second time, has been knocked out of the June primary coming short of the required signature threshold necessary to make the ballot.

In order to make it onto the election ballot, candidates are required to submit petitions with 500 signatures. Only 375 of Diaz’s signatures were deemed valid, according to the NYC Board of Elections commissioners.

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