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Challenge to casino question could pose problem for election officials

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A legal challenge to a ballot referendum allowing casinos in New York could cause havoc for local election administrators if it is successful. State Supreme Court Judge Richard Platkin could decide Friday that the state Board of Elections acted improperly when it wrote the casino referendum in an extremely positive fashion, which plaintiff Eric Snyder, a Brooklyn attorney, alleges was done to sway the results of the referendum. Lawyers for the state Board of Elections ...

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