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Nader appears on local ballot

Ralph Nader’s name showed up in local news for Long Island, New York. In a disputed local election, one of the contested ballots had a message about Nader scribbled on it.

from Newsday
Ralph Nader named on disputed ballot
December 6, 2013

The name of consumer advocate Ralph Nader made a surprise appearance Friday during a court hearing on disputed Brookhaven [Suffolk County, Long Island, New York] election ballots.

A voter invoked the five-time presidential candidate in a message written across the bottom of a ballot in Brookhaven’s Fourth Council District.

“Where is Ralph Nadar?” the voter wrote, apparently misspelling Nader’s name. A copy of the ballot was viewed by a Newsday reporter.

The ballot and the voter’s message came to light during the second day of a State Supreme Court hearing Friday in Central Islip. Democratic and Republican attorneys are disputing the validity of dozens of ballots cast in Nov. 5 elections for a town council seat and a Suffolk County District Court race…


  1. paulie paulie December 6, 2013

    I’m sure some of them would. I doubt Ralph Nader will do that, though.

  2. Green Party Voter Green Party Voter December 6, 2013

    Green Party voters, and The Green Party would love to see Green Party candidate Ralph Nader on ballot for U.S. Senate, or U.S. House in 2014.

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