WCBS: ​New York State Lawmakers Expected To Approve Major Voting Reforms

January 14, 2019

Originally published in CBS New York on January 14, 2019.

The 2018 elections were plagued with voting machine failures, long lines inside and out in the rain and frustrated voters. But that could soon be a thing of the past for New Yorkers.

“We’re going to do amazing things to bring real change and increase voter participation,” Senate Deputy Majority Leader Michael Gianaris told CBS2’s Political Reporter Marcia Kramer. “[The Legislature] is going to pass early voting, is going to make it easier to vote by mail and is going to move the primary date so that we don’t have multiple primaries every single year.”

New York could be among the many states that allow advanced voting, giving voters the option to cast ballots up to 10 days before Election Day.

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