One of the great honors of my life is I have been asked to testify frequently at the NYS legislature on improving elections in New York. Occasionally I have submitted testimony to the Onondaga County legislature as well as the Syracuse Common Council. I have collected all my official testimony here as well as links to video when available.

The 2nd Syracuse Redistricting Hearing 3/26/22

I was asked to do an impromptu testimony for the 2nd public hearing of the Syracuse redistricting Commission. I had no prepared remarks but I talked briefly about the importance of factoring in schools. mainly the 5 city high schools, when determining council boundaries. I urge all to go to these meetings and share their…

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My Testimony in front of the Joint NYS Senate and NYS Assembly Budget Hearings for Local Government Officials/General Government

Above is my video and audio versions of my panel’s testimony. The full day’s testimony can be found here: https://www.nysenate.gov/calendar/public-hearings/february-09-2022/joint-legislative-public-hearing-2022-executive-budget My Prepared Written remarks are below: Testimony before The New York State Assembly & New York State Senate Joint Legislative Budget Hearing on Local Government Officials/ General Government Wednesday, February 9, 2022. Dustin M. Czarny,…

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My 11/18/21 letter to Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon urging a veto of the proposed legislative maps.

Mr. County Executive, For three years, the people of Onondaga County have been asking for a more transparent and less partisan redistricting process that will result in fair maps.  They petitioned the Onondaga County Legislature and City of Syracuse Common Council in 2019 to replace their partisan processes and put citizens in charge of truly…

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My prepared testimony in front of the Onondaga County Legislature Budget Hearing 10/8/21

(For transparency’s sake I have decided to share my prepared written testimony for today’s Budget Hearing for the Onondaga County Board of Elections at the Onondaga County Legislature.  I am arguing for more funding and against the County Executive’s cuts of our draft budget.) October 8, 2021 Budget Committee Hearing Onondaga County Legislature  The Board…

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