1 in 5 mail ballots rejected in botched NYC primary

NBC News

“That is a huge step forward and should make a big difference, especially if implemented well,” said Danielle Lang, co-director of voting rights at the Campaign Legal Center and the lead attorney on the lawsuit against the state's absentee ballot processes. The city Board of Elections did not explain the reasons for the rejected signatures, but Lang said she expects "a really high percentage" of the ballots were rejected because they arrived late.“I think we should be in better shape in November than the disaster we saw in the primary and the really high rates of rejection that we can all agree are unacceptable.”

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