Monday, December 17, 2012

Rent control lawsuit claims uncounted ballots would change results

A lawsuit filed last week in Hudson County Superior Court seeks to overturn the results of the rent control question in the November election. The suit signed by 15 Hoboken petitioners claims absentee ballots (vote-by mail) were thrown out in sufficient numbers to produce a negative result in the election.

The suit doesn't specify details for the voter differential but claims Hudson County rejected significant ballots in VBM, provisional and mail-in ballots changing the outcome of the election.

Of close to 2,000 vote-by-mail ballots tallied, less than 100 were tossed out, a rather low percentage based on some recent Hoboken elections.

More on this later, here's the actual legal filing below:


Rent Control Suit 2012