The Weekly Wonk: NY Assembly District 126

Welcome to the #weeklywonk. This is my weekly blog about statistics, registration data, and election law on my website, dustinczarny.com. This is a rebrand of my #wonkywednesday and #sundaythoughts columns I have been writing since 2020. In merging these two side projects together I am hoping to be a little more regular in my production.Continue reading “The Weekly Wonk: NY Assembly District 126”

Julie Abbott and Justin Coretti appear headed for recount in Conservative race for NY Senate-Syracuse.com

“Onondaga County Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny said it is likely there will be a hand count.” Under the handcount law any race seperated by less than 20 votes is automatically subject to a hand count.  Though the liklihood of a lead change grows less the higher the seperation with so few ballots to count. https://www.syracuse.com/news/2022/08/julie-abbott-and-justin-coretti-appear-headed-for-recount-in-conservative-race-for-ny-senate.html

NY protects voting rights of racial and ethnic minorities – Times Herald

The John R. Lewis Voting Rights is “an incredibly pro-voter act,” Dustin Czarny, the commissioner of the Board of Elections in Onondaga County and the Caucus Chair for the New York Democratic Elections Commissioners. https://www.recordonline.com/in-depth/news/politics/elections/2022/08/23/new-york-state-takes-steps-to-protect-voting-rights/65389731007/

Election 2022: Polls are open, turnout key in Central New York race for Congress

Despite the strong start, Dustin Czarny, an Onondaga County elections commissioner, said he expects low overall turnout today of about 15% of eligible voters, about the same as June. https://www.syracuse.com/politics/2022/08/election-2022-polls-are-open-turnout-key-in-central-new-york-race-for-congress.html

Congressional primary breaks Onondaga County’s record for early voting in a primary – WAER

“In Onondaga County, we seem to be an outlier where more people are voting in early voting and I don’t know what it indicates. I don’t know if it’s going to mean lower turnout for the primary or are people choosing to vote early as part of the convenience of voting early because August isContinue reading “Congressional primary breaks Onondaga County’s record for early voting in a primary – WAER”

The Weekly Wonk: NY Assembly District #127

Welcome to the #weeklywonk. This is my weekly blog about statistics, registration data, and election law on my website, dustinczarny.com. This is a rebrand of my #wonkywednesday and #sundaythoughts columns I have been writing since 2020. In merging these two side projects together I am hoping to be a little more regular in my production.Continue reading “The Weekly Wonk: NY Assembly District #127”

Democratic legislators sue Onondaga County for gerrymandering – WAER

“PlanScore, a non-profit website by the campaign legal center, another non-profit entity, scored the plan in February of 2020 and said that in 94% of all results, Republicans would lead the county legislature. That is in a county where Democrats have a large plurality of registered voters. In fact, Republicans are the third in OnondagaContinue reading “Democratic legislators sue Onondaga County for gerrymandering – WAER”

Onondaga County Democrats file formal complaint over new district maps – Spectrum News

“This process was designed at the start to put a partisan gerrymander to ensure a minority rule of Republicans on the county Legislature. And our experts that we are bringing forth in our proceedings will show this,” said Onondaga County Democratic Elections Commissioner Dustin Czarny. https://spectrumlocalnews.com/nys/central-ny/politics/2022/08/18/onondaga-county-democrats-file-formal-complaint-over-new-district-maps