Ralph Mohr

Absentee Votes to be counted in New York's 27th congressional district. November 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
July 28, 2020 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN/AP) - New York’s quest to keep voters safe from COVID-19 by letting them vote by mail in the June primary has led to big delays in tabulating results, concerns about disenfranchisement — and questions about whether there will be an even bigger mess in the fall.
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Chris Jacobs and Nate McMurray
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Tom Puckett
June 22, 2020 - 4:00 am
Thousands of mail-in ballots will likely keep candidates from learning who wins Tuesday night.
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Erie County Board of Elections
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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - The Erie County Board of Elections began mailing more than 380,000 return postage paid absentee ballot request forms in advance of the June 23rd primary and special elections. Last month, Governor Andrew Cuomo issued an executive order requiring that all voters eligible to...
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Erie County Board of Elections. November 19, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
March 11, 2020 - 4:32 pm
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) – The Erie County Board of Elections is allowing all voters the ability to cast an absentee ballot due to the coronavirus emergency.
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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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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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Mike Baggerman
September 11, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - While the Erie County Board of Elections is preparing for the 2019 Election, they are also in the midst of preparing for a new feature for voters in New York that will begin next month: Early voting. Early voting in Erie County will begin on Saturday, October 26 and run...
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Tom Puckett
May 31, 2019 - 4:00 am
Buffalo, NY (WBEN) Early voting is coming to New York, and the Erie County Board of Elections is getting ready with more than three dozens sites for you to cast your ballot before the November general elections. Republican Commissioner Ralph Mohr and Democratic Commissioner Jeremy Zellner agreed to...
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Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul calling on Bishop Richard Malone to resign. August 27, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
January 14, 2019 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO,N.Y. (WBEN) - Expect New York Governor Andrew Cuomo to support the voting reform introduced by the New York State Legislature. Lieutenant Governor Kathy Hochul said the governor talked about his support in the 100 days initiative last month and that she believes the changes will happen...
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Downtown Buffalo. October 9, 2018 (WBEN Photo/Mike Baggerman)
Mike Baggerman
October 11, 2018 - 3:00 am
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WBEN) - Erie County has over 500,000 registered voters for this year's midterm elections, though not all of them consider themselves Republicans or Democrats. Approximately 433,297 voters are registered as either Democrat or Republican, though that represents about 73 percent of the...
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