Thursday, December 12, 2013

MSTA: 'Let's go back to court on Rent Control Ballot Question'

MSTA to challenge VBM and in-person ballots at county rejected

MSTA announces:

ELECTION CHALLENGE TRIAL DATE SET FOR JANUARY 21ST 

 
JERSEY CITY – The results of the Public Question on rent control in the November 5th Hoboken Election have been challenged and will be the subject of a trial on January 21st in Jersey City Superior Court, it was decided today. 
   
There are multiple causes of action, including the County Board of Elections excluding more than 280 mail-in ballots from being counted, depriving those voters from participating in the election. 
   
“The purpose of the petition is to have all legitimate votes counted,” says Charles Gormally. attorney for the group of 15 challengers.  “We are going to get to the bottom of why registered voters, some of whom delivered their own ballot to the County Board of Elections, were denied the opportunity to vote.”