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December 21, 2021

New York Law Journal

By: Jerry H. Goldfeder

For New York Law Journal, special counsel Jerry Goldfeder explains how minor, harmless errors can knock a potential candidate for public office in New York State off the ballot – especially if the candidate doesn’t have the financial means to fund the legal process required to appeal their eligibility. Jerry calls on Albany to expand access to the ballot, asserting that “simply stated, for every candidate knocked off the ballot, the voter’s choices are reduced” — an effect that flies in the face of voters’ associational rights under the First Amendment.  

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December 21, 2021

New York Law Journal

By: Jerry H. Goldfeder

For New York Law Journal, special counsel Jerry Goldfeder explains how minor, harmless errors can knock a potential candidate for public office in New York State off the ballot – especially if the candidate doesn’t have the financial means to fund the legal process required to appeal their eligibility. Jerry calls on Albany to expand access to the ballot, asserting that “simply stated, for every candidate knocked off the ballot, the voter’s choices are reduced” — an effect that flies in the face of voters’ associational rights under the First Amendment.  

Click here to read more.

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