Joseph A. Griffo's posts related to Elections

Elections Committee Public Hearing (Syracuse 5/14/09)

Senator Griffo takes part in a panel discussion about voting rights and election reform.

Griffo Says that Legislation Already Exists to Launch Cuomo Reform Plan

Griffo: Legislation Already Exists to Launch Reform Plan

Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-IP-C, Rome) today called upon Senate Democrats who have voiced support of Gubernatorial candidate Andrew Cuomo to show that support by embracing the reform package of Senate bills he has sponsored.

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Griffo Supports Senate Extension of Military Vote Count

Griffo Supports Senate Extension of Military Vote Count Governor-backed measure expected to be signed soon

New York State Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) this week, voted to ensure that special elections in New York State provide more time for military absentee ballots to be mailed and counted.

The Senate passed the legislation (Senate bill # 3500); one day after the Assembly passed the companion version.

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Griffo Calls for Urgent Action to Fix Voting Flaws

Griffo Calls for Urgent Action to Fix Voting Flaws by Election Day

 

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Griffo Calls for Upstate Hearing on NY's New Voting System

Griffo Calls for Upstate Hearing on NY’s New Voting System

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Griffo Responds to Former Mayor Ed Koch

STATEMENT BY SENATOR GRIFFO IN RESPONSE TO FORMER MAYOR ED KOCH

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Griffo Statement on Proposed State Senate Disitrict 47

Griffo: Redistricting Plan Largely Keeps Current 47th District Intact

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GRIFFO SAYS SCANDALS POINT TO NEED TO COMPLETELY REVAMP SYSTEM

State Senator Joseph A. Griffo (R-C-IP, Rome) today called for sweeping changes in the penalties for elected officials who are convicted of corruption and pressed for adoption of a series of initiatives to overhaul the elections process.  

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SENATORS CONTEND THAT LEGISLATIVE RECESS IS POORLY TIMED

Senators Seward and Griffo: Budget Held Hostage To Politicians’ Private AgendasWith New York State facing a grave fiscal crisis, State Senators James L. Seward (R/C/I- Oneonta) and Joseph A. Griffo (R/C/I- Rome) today called for urgent, non-stop action to resolve the serious flaws in Governor David Paterson’s proposed 2009-2010 state budget.

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