Absentee ballots mailed out in Onondaga County as state Supreme Court candidates remain unresolved – WRVO

“This is part of the problem with the judge taking so long on this,” Czarny said. “Now we have these appellate cases and reconvening of conventions, we’re getting farther and farther in the clock for the elections, and people have to start making choices and mailing in absentee ballots.”    Czarny said he does not knowContinue reading “Absentee ballots mailed out in Onondaga County as state Supreme Court candidates remain unresolved – WRVO”

Absentee ballots mailed out in Onondaga County as state Supreme Court candidates remain unresolved – WRVO

“This is part of the problem with the judge taking so long on this,” Czarny said. “Now we have these appellate cases and reconvening of conventions, we’re getting farther and farther in the clock for the elections, and people have to start making choices and mailing in absentee ballots.”    https://www.wrvo.org/politics-and-government/2018-10-18/absentee-ballots-mailed-out-in-onondaga-county-as-state-supreme-court-candidates-remain-unresolved

CNY absentee ballots going out today as though lawsuit never happened – Syracuse.com

Albany County Judge Roger McDonough cleared the way by delaying his own order that had kicked the GOP candidates off the ballot. By delaying his own ruling, that gives the Republicans enough time to renominate their candidates. Czarny said a convention to renominate the candidates was planned for this weekend. If done correctly, that wouldContinue reading “CNY absentee ballots going out today as though lawsuit never happened – Syracuse.com”

Absentee ballots to be mailed starting Wednesday – CNYCentral.com

The judge gave Republicans another week to re-do their convention process and get those four names back on the ballot, but with election day approaching, the judge ordered a stay on the legal proceedings so these ballots could be sent out to ensure people had enough time to cast their votes. “Which is a goodContinue reading “Absentee ballots to be mailed starting Wednesday – CNYCentral.com”

Judge’s order removing GOP judge candidates throws absentee ballots into chaos – Syracuse.com

Czarny said it’s not clear how absentee voters will get their ballots in time if they can’t be sent out for another week. “Right now, the absentee ballots are on hold,” Czarny said around noon today. Czarny and his Republican counterpart, Michelle Sardo, had already been concerned that the judge’s decision was taking so long.Continue reading “Judge’s order removing GOP judge candidates throws absentee ballots into chaos – Syracuse.com”

CNY absentee ballots still caught in limbo as self-imposed mailing deadline passes – Syracuse.com

If the appellate court allows the redo, that could delay sending out absentee ballots for another week, Czarny said. The redo would allow the GOP to renominate the same candidates, allowing them to appear on the ballot once again. Today’s deadline for sending out absentee ballots is not legally binding. However, the absentee ballot applicationContinue reading “CNY absentee ballots still caught in limbo as self-imposed mailing deadline passes – Syracuse.com”

Absentee ballots on hold in 6 Upstate NY counties over GOP judicial candidates – Syracuse.com

“We’ve been waiting on a decision all week in this court case,” said Dustin Czarny, an Onondaga County elections commissioner. “Unfortunately, the judge has not made a decision.” As a result, the county has not printed or mailed out any absentee ballots that have been requested from voters, Czarny said. https://www.syracuse.com/politics/2018/10/absentee_ballots_on_hold_in_6_upstate_ny_counties_over_gop_judicial_candidates.html

NY Board of Elections warns of phone scammers as voter registration deadline hits – WRVO

“If they’re trying to get you to give personal information over the phone, or texting, and saying that you can register to vote that way, then that’s a scam because you cannot,” Czarny said. “You cannot do that over the phone, you cannot do that by text.” https://www.wrvo.org/politics-and-government/2018-10-12/ny-board-of-elections-warns-of-phone-scammers-as-voter-registration-deadline-hits