The Weekly Wonk:  Annual Christmas Gifts to New York Voters

It seems to become tradition that New York waits to the end of the year to sign many voting related bills.  This is intentionally or not creating a tradition of Christmas gifts to New York Voters.  Last year on the eve of Christmas Governor Hochul expanded Early Voting and protected absentee voters with a seriesContinue reading “The Weekly Wonk:  Annual Christmas Gifts to New York Voters”

YEAR IN REVIEW: A look back at Baldwinsville’s top stories of 2022 – Eagle News

Write-in campaign sparks election discussion A small group of village residents held a last-minute write-in campaign to make a statement about Baldwinsville’s election process in March. … Unlike the villages of Elbridge, Solvay, Camillus, East Syracuse and Tully, Baldwinsville has long been resistant to moving its election to November, where it would fall under theContinue reading “YEAR IN REVIEW: A look back at Baldwinsville’s top stories of 2022 – Eagle News”

Mannion officially wins re-election in Senate District 50, 41 days after Election Day – CNYCentral.com

Dustin Czarny added, “Every ballot was accounted for, examined and counted, and this is the correct result at the end of this.” https://cnycentral.com/news/election/mannion-officially-wins-re-election-in-senate-district-50-41-days-after-election-day

Commissioner in a Car: #SD50 is in the books with John Mannion winning by 10 votes.

The handcount is over, the judge has ruled, and the #SD50 race is recertified. John Mannion wins by 10 votes. I muse over the 29 ballots that were nullified and the reasons for it. Enjoy. Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for election news and content updates

Mannion beats Shiroff by 10 votes in 50th NY Senate district; judge orders election certified – Syracuse.com

“All told, that resulted in in Mannion losing 18 votes and Shiroff losing 11 votes from the recount figures. With those votes removed, Mannion ended the race with a 10-vote lead, Democratic Onondaga County elections commissioner Dustin Czarny confirmed.” https://www.syracuse.com/politics/cny/2022/12/mannion-beats-shiroff-by-10-votes-in-50th-ny-senate-district-judge-orders-election-certified.html

Outcome of Central New York’s 50th Senate District race hinges on judge’s ruling – WAER

I think between the two counties, only 14 ballots were disqualified out of 132,000 ballots,” Czarny said. “I don’t think the judge is going to throw out a whole bunch more.” Still, Czarny said voters shouldn’t write on the ballots or sign them. Mannion is clinging to a 17-vote lead, down from about 50 after the endContinue reading “Outcome of Central New York’s 50th Senate District race hinges on judge’s ruling – WAER”

Commissioner in a car: #sd50 court preview, new election districts are coming

Today I talk about the lead for John Mannion falling to just 23 votes in #sd50 going into court tomorrow. I preview what to expect over the next couple of days and how this race may come to its conclusion this week. I also talk about the work we are doing to get ready forContinue reading “Commissioner in a car: #sd50 court preview, new election districts are coming”

Zoom with Czarny: Susan Lerner of Common Cause NY

This week I do a quick update on the pending court proceedings for #SD50 and then I interview Susan Lerner of Common Cause New York. We talk about the last election and priorities for election law reform in the next session of the NYS Legislature. Enjoy. https://open.spotify.com/episode/5DUuHAQIDrmBsKACBYWiW5?si=kc4NDgo4RdaHb-KhstIhSg Subscribe to dustinczarny.com for all election news andContinue reading “Zoom with Czarny: Susan Lerner of Common Cause NY”

Recount slightly shrinks Mannion’s lead in state Senate race; result still uncertain – Syracuse.com

The Onondaga County Board of Elections said it had 100 ballots with objections. Sixty-five of those objections came from Shiroff’s lawyer, 24 came from Mannion’s and 11 were protested by both lawyers. Local election commissioners Dustin Czarny and Michele Sardo shared the same opinion on what should be done with 81 of the protested ballots.Continue reading “Recount slightly shrinks Mannion’s lead in state Senate race; result still uncertain – Syracuse.com”