Over 20% of Mail-In Ballots Rejected in Single Primary, Proving Vote-by-Mail Would Be Total Chaos
Discussion posted by: David McNamara
On Tuesday, the winners of two hotly contested New York Democratic primary races for Congress were announced. Ritchie Torres, a progressive 32-year-old newcomer, won a 12-way race for an open seat in the Bronx. Meanwhile, in a close race for another seat in New York City, establishment candidate Rep. Carolyn Maloney narrowly defeated a challenger from her left, Suraj Patel. Both are in safe Democrat districts and both nominees will easily win in November. There’s not really much unusual about this — until you consider that the primary happened on June 23.