Judge Dismisses Second Lawsuit over Relocation of Polling Places

November 1, 2017

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – When a Supreme Court justice dismissed Town Clerk Diana Quast’s lawsuit last week, he did so because she was not personally “aggrieved” by the relocation of four electoral districts from town hall.

Soon after, the co-chair of the Yorktown Democratic Committee, who resides in one of the affected districts, stepped up to fill her place, filing a nearly ...

Yorktown Clerk Sues to Have Election Districts Returned to Town Hall

UPDATE, 8:47 p.m. Oct. 26: Justice Larry J. Schwartz has dismissed the lawsuit, saying Town Clerk Diana Quast "does not have the standing to maintain this proceeding." He added that Quast "has not established her lawful duties include supervision of polling sites on behalf of the [Board of Elections], despite her arguments to the contrary." Electoral Districts ...

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