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Appeals court to decide on 46th Senate race

Amedore, Tkaczyk lawyers disagree on interpretation

Proponents of counting hundreds of invalidated ballots in the 46th Senate District met in Albany before a court hearing on Monday.
Proponents of counting hundreds of invalidated ballots in the 46th Senate District met in Albany before a court hearing on Monday.
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The winner of the election for the 46th Senate District will likely be determined by how the state Supreme Court Third Department’s Appellate Division defines a qualified voter. James Long, arguing on behalf of Democrat Cecilia Tkaczyk, who currently trails Republican Assemblyman George Amedore by 37 votes, said in court on Monday that a broad definition should be applied so that hundreds of invalidated ballots in this race would be counted. Amedore’s attorney, David Lewis, ...


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pnotto
January 7, 2013
7:08 p.m.

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This is getting ridiculous!If Amedore was behind the eight-ball, Ms. Tkaczyk would be calling for her opponent to call it a day. But Tkaczyk has to rely on the court system to prolong this farce. When the ballots were declared invalid it was done so for a reason. She is just hoping to get a favorable decision from a political hack judge who sides with Leftists who have to cheat to win elections.

gina99
January 8, 2013
7:57 a.m.

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Right Pnotto. The Democrats refuse to concede anything and will tie this up in Court for months. Another Minnesota debacle. If double voting was barred George Amedore would have won by a much larger margin,

JoeGuid
January 8, 2013
8:05 a.m.

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Great example of how to waste tax dollars and why our court systems are so back logged. Once again personal interest takes priority over interest of the people.

dlombardo
January 8, 2013
10:49 a.m.

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Double voting has not been alleged in this race.

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