Rockland County Exec Pushes Back on Early Voting; Common Cause New York and Westchester’s CE Back It

Common Cause New York and the “Let New York Vote” coalition are pushing early voting, which is proposed in the state budget. Governor Andrew Cuomo has put $7 million behind the plan, which supporters say would improve elections by removing voting barriers for all eligible New Yorkers, like this working mother from a Common Cause video…

Audio: “Working Mother”

Rockland County Executive Ed Day says the $7 million isn’t nearly enough to cover the costs for each county to add early voting. Day says a better alternative is to expand the use of absentee ballots…

Audio: Ed Day

Day’s counterpart in Westchester, George Latimer, supports the measure. The budget is due April 1st and should be voted on at the end of this week.

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