Tag: Primaries

Bill would prevent elected officials and political parties from handpicking successors
Politics

Bill would prevent elected officials and political parties from handpicking successors

New legislation announced Monday would help close loopholes that allow party insiders to hand select candidates, skirting the constituents of a district, in New York state elections. Sen. Tony Avella, D-Queens, has introduced two bills, S.6868 and S.2040, that aim to stop incumbents who choose to decline a nomination, or […]