Brooklyn Community Board Considers Suspending Its 2020 Election Over Pandemic Disruptions, Sparking Backlash

Community Board 1, which came under fire last year for using public funds to purchase an SUV for its leadership, weighs allowing executives to remain unchallenged until next June. A Brooklyn community board that approved spending $26,000 in public funds to buy an SUV is considering skipping a required election, allowing its leaders to hold […]

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Election Punt to June Leaves Candidates for Vacant Political Seats Seeking Grip

Gov. Cuomo on Saturday postponed April 28 primary elections for president and Congress until June 23 to limit the spread of coronavirus — leaving City Hall, local elections officials and the governor with freighted decisions to make about filling two empty local seats. Cuomo’s executive order bumps until that June date a nonpartisan special election […]

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