First was “StickyGate”, the revelation the Oneida County Board of Elections ignored state law and instead of marking individually challenged ballots in ink, officials used quasi permanent sticky notes, which happened to fall off before the ballots could be reviewed.
“It was not a well thought out system,” Czarny said with a laugh.
Czarny said while it was ultimately the wrong decision, it’s one that extends beyond Oneida.
“Taking issue with not writing on the envelope the way the law prescribes, no one does that. We’ve actually been taught not to mark up an envelope.”