Senator Addabbo and Pearle Vision co-sponsored free eye exams to the members of Wakefield Senior Center in South Ozone Park. Joanna Tonchuck and members of The Ozone Park Pearle Vision store did a 20 minute lecture of eye health and the warning signs of potential problems.
When you go to the polls in September, the old Shoup 3.2 mechanical voting machine - used in city polling places for about half a century - will be gone, replaced by Elections Systems & Software‟s (ES&S) DS200 Scanner and the AutoMark Ballot Marking Device.
ES&S will provide 5,000 to 7,000 voting machines to the city under a $50 million contract. According to the City Board of Elections, the board selected ES&S after completing a thorough evaluation and public hearing process.
Senator Addabbo with Audrey Glass (Special Events, Director PS 88) and 5th Grade students from PS 88 in Ridgewood collecting Valentine's day card for veterans. The Senator will bring them to the veterans at St. Albans hospital on February 11th to thank them for the years of service to this country.
New York State Sen. Joseph P. Addabbo Jr. is Chairman of the Senate Elections Committee
In a recent vote, the New York City Board of Elections chose the Elections System and Software DS200 optical scan voting machines to replace our aged lever machines. The new machines will be used in this fall’s primary and general elections and will bring greater efficiency and accuracy to the electoral process, while ensuring that every vote cast is counted accurately.