Daily Archives: August 18, 2009

Rev. Billy Talen for Mayor campaign files 18,395 signatures

A campaign insider reported to me this morning that the Reverend Billy team was on their way to the Board of Elections to file a little over 18,000 signatures. Then, the following e-mail went out on the Reverend Billy “activists” list:

Date: Tuesday, August 18, 2009, 12:58 PM

Sean Haugh sent a message to the members of Reverend Billy Talen for Mayor of NYC activists.

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NYC BOE omits candidate from absentee ballots: Richard Winger comments

from Ballot Access News
New York Omits Candidate From Absentee Ballots Even Though Court Put Him On Ballot

Richard Winger/ August 17th, 2009

According to this story in the New York Daily News, the New York City Board of Elections has printed absentee ballots in City Councilman Alan Gerson’s race that do not include Gerson’s name [Gerson is a Democrats.] This, despite the fact that last week the New York Supreme Court ordered him restored to the ballot.

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