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Tom Puckett
June 24, 2020 - 4:00 am
NYS Republican Chairman Nick Langworthy says mail-in ballots could open the door to voter fraud.
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WBEN Newsroom
June 14, 2020 - 11:35 pm
Monday marks the third day of the early voting period in New Yor prior to the June 23 Primary Election.
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Tom Puckett
November 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) - New York state’s first experiment with early voting went smoothly in a quiet election year ahead of the 2020 presidential race, state and local election officials said Wednesday. While it’s still unclear how early voting impacted turnout, the officials praised the rollout at a...
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Brendan Keany
November 06, 2019 - 3:02 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - The 2019 election cycle marked the first year in which early voting became a mandated process from Albany. While local election commissioners noted that they weren't given much time to prepare for a drastically new system, things came together fairly well considering the...
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WBEN Newsroom
November 03, 2019 - 8:13 pm
Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Early voting was all new for Erie County and New York State and now that the first early voting effort is on the books, tens of thousands turned out to the polls before Election Day. Erie County Board of Elections Commissioners Ralph M. Mohr and Jeremy J. Zellner announced...
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Mike Baggerman
November 01, 2019 - 3:00 am
NIAGARA COUNTY, N.Y. (WBEN) – While Erie County has a multitude of options for local voters to cast their ballot ahead of the November 5 election, Niagara County is much slimmer. Erie County has 37 early voting polling locations compared to just two by Niagara County. Both commissioners for the...
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) - Midway through early voting in Erie County and a couple of trends are developing. "The vast majority of people taking advantage of early voting are age 65 or older. Over half of voters fall within that age group," said Erie County Elections Commissioner Ralph Mohr. After four...
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WBEN Newsroom
October 26, 2019 - 8:11 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Early voting is underway for the first time in New York, and advocates hope the benefits of expanded ballot box access will outweigh the cost and headaches of keeping the polls open for more than a single day. Voters in this autumn’s election can cast ballots at select polling...
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Brendan Keany
October 24, 2019 - 5:06 pm
BUFFALO (WBEN) - While election day is still more than a week away, residents can begin voting Saturday, October 26, which will mark the first time early voting will be utilized in a statewide election in New York's history. Early Voting starts THIS SATURDAY. Don't wait until Election Day on...
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The scanner used in the absentee ballot count for NY-27. November 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Tom Puckett
October 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) We've heard about it and watched it at work in other parts of the country for some time now. Early voting. Now it's a reality for the Buffalo region and we'll get our first experience with early voting as Election Day draws near. On Saturday, you'll have a week to cast an early...
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