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Voting Rules

A group of “special federal voters” who reside in Israel but are eligible to vote in New York sued the New York State Board of Elections over its rules requiring applications for voting registration to be postmarked by Oct. 9 and received by Oct. 14, but also requiring overseas voters to submit e-mailed registration applications by the Oct. 9 postmark deadline.

MANHATTAN — A group of “special federal voters” who reside in Israel but are eligible to vote in New York sued the New York state Board of Elections over its rules requiring applications for voting registration to be postmarked by Oct. 9 and received by Oct. 14, but also requiring overseas voters to submit emailed registration applications by the Oct. 9 postmark deadline. 

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