Absentee ballots will decide several close primary elections including a County Court seat, a County Legislature seat and two ties in judicial races.
Prosecutors said Brandon Wilson, 27, faces a maximum of one year in prison when he is sentenced May 6.
Election workers in downtown Buffalo began feeding some 93,000 absentee and military ballots into scanners Tuesday afternoon
The sheer volume of absentee ballots means it will take more counting to decide the outcome of several still-undecided races.
Officials say their tried-and-true procedures protect voter privacy while ensuring an accurate count – even if it's a few days behind others.
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A postal carrier was arrested Tuesday night after authorities found more than 800 pieces of mail in the trunk of his car.
Democrats – and Erie County's Republican elections commissioner – say the concerns are without merit.
The office, ordinarily open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays, will be open until 7 p.m., on Tuesday and Thursday, and until 9 p.m. Oct. 27 and Oct. 29.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Thursday signed three bills designed to improve an often-criticized state voting process that worsened this year with the Covid-19 pandemic’s fallout.
A host of bills dealing with the new electoral challenges have been passed or await attention in the state Legislature.
Eden Central School District has addressed problems in its notice to voters on how to obtain an absentee ballot for the upcoming budget revote.
Democratic congressional candidate Nate McMurray said Friday that he's not ready to concede to Republican State Sen. Chris Jacobs in Tuesday's special congressional election.