New York election officials are poised to remove Sen. (I-Vt.) from the state’s primary ballot on Wednesday, thanks to an obscure provision in the enacted by Gov. (D) earlier this month.
The provision empowers the state’s election officials to remove from the ballot any candidate who has announced they have stopped running and is thus “” to win the nomination.
New York’s two Democratic election officials, Board of Elections Co-Chair Douglas Kellner and Commissioner Andrew Spano, are due to meet on Wednesday to discuss the matter.
Kellner, who was appointed by then-Gov. George Pataki (R) in 2005 at the behest of the Democratic-controlled state assembly, told HuffPost on Monday that his job is to interpret the statute. While