Skip to comments.Gov. Kathy Hochul signs bill widely expanding voting by mail
Posted on 09/20/2023 2:30:29 PM PDT by yesthatjallen
ALBANY – Declaring that the right to vote is “under attack” by Republican Legislatures across the United States, Democratic Gov. Kathy Hochul signed a package of bills on Wednesday seeking to expand that right in New York.
The most sweeping will allow any registered voter in the state to cast an early ballot by mail. To do so, voters would have to first fill out an application requesting a mail ballot from their local Board of Elections.
At a news conference in New York City, Hochul said the law will allow busy, working people to cast ballots that otherwise would lack time to do so.
“Today, we're going to right the wrongs of the past and say it's finally time that people can vote by mail. We saw it work during the pandemic,” Hochul said. “Why would this be attacked? What's the problem with this? What are you afraid of? That's what you have to ask those that are going to try and stop this.”
In 2021, New York voters rejected a ballot referendum that would have allowed the Legislature to pass a law allowing voters to request and vote with an absentee ballot, without needing to cite a reason.
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Hochul by-passes the will of the people.
Yep. You asshats invented the Wuhanic Panic in order to very successfully CHEAT.
The Big Steal is on!
But NY is hostile territory anyway, so all this will do is make sure that downstate races can be gleefully stolen.
“Republican groups sue New York, governor over absentee voting”
PA is doing the same, with the new D nitwit Gov.
More arrogant, hateful and unlikeable as Cuomo.
Who’d a thunk it?
I wonder if this is in violation of the NYS Constitution like it was in Pennsylvania and other states.
NYS...In spring, 2020 absentee ballots were sent to every registered voter.
So registering and showing up on Election DAY was a "wrong of the past"?
PEOPLE have been voting IN PERSON in the USA for over 250 years.
THEY WERE NOT ‘TOO BUSY” TO DO SO.
MAIL IN VOTING===VOTE FRAUD PERIOD
Be a shame if somebody forced an experimental vaccine on her and she croaked.
Glad to see Republicans are making an effort.
no need for a Republican to even run.
If litigation fails in New York, the Republicans need to boycott the elections there.
Once the rats get the power they weld the door shut.
“the Republicans need to boycott the elections there. “
I am not sure what l good that does.
It is addressed in the article you didn’t read.
The Democrats would lose legitimacy. More Republicans, especially younger folks will be encouraged to relocate to Red states
Once an election is stolen, it ain’t gonna be un-stolen.
Not “within the current paradigm”, to borrow a term.
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