New York City’s Mayoral Primary Vote Count Voided After 135,000 Ballot Discrepancy

New York City’s Mayoral Primary Vote Count Voided After 135,000 Ballot Discrepancy

The New York City Board of Elections said Tuesday that 135,000 test ballots were accidentally included in a preliminary tally of votes cast in the city’s mayoral primary election, leading to the count being voided and drawing the ire of candidates. New York City’s first attempt at ranked-choice voting (RCV) descended into confusion after the…