2/8/2021: NY State Candidates Bring Lawsuit vs. Governor Cuomo & Mayor De Blasio re: Petitioning

On February 8, 2021, the New York State Democratic Committee issued a press release stating that over 100 NY State candidates and volunteers commenced a lawsuit to protect the health of New Yorkers in the face of Covid-19. Public Advocate Jumaane Williams, who supported the lawsuit, made the following statement:

“This lawsuit is an effort to prevent the impending and inevitable spread of COVID-19 that would come when in dozens of races, hundreds of candidates may be required to send thousands of volunteers to have in-person contact with hundreds of thousands of New Yorkers in order to collect signatures and access the 2021 ballot.”

Read the press release…

http://bit.ly/2ZaJFhb

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