A FEDERAL judge reinstated the New York Democratic primary on June 23 in the wake of Andrew Yang’s lawsuit alleging alleging election officials favored Joe Biden.
The news emerged on Twitter via a Courthouse News reporter who confirmed that a US District Judge had overturned the initial ruling after Yang’s class action suit last month.
Yang and his co-plaintiffs sued saying the New York Board of Elections violated the First and 14th Amendments[/caption]
The state argued on Monday that holding the primary next month would endanger New Yorkers during the coronavirus pandemic.
“The state will be required to deploy thousands of election workers who will be interacting with numerous members of the public in the midst of what is still an unprecedented public health crisis in the nationwide epicenter of that crisis,” Assistant Attorney General Matthew Conrad said.
“They’re very simply demanding that the lives of New Yorkers be put at risk for the stake of an uncontested election.”
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