October 2017

NYC Board of Elections Admits to Illegally Purging More Than 200,000 Voters in 2016 Primary

The New York City Board of Elections admitted after a lawsuit that it broke the law by purging thousands of people from voter rolls before the 2016 New York presidential primary. State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says the board violated “the law and New Yorkers’ trust in the institutions meant to protect their rights.”