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Without much fanfare on Thursday, June 13, the New York State Court of Appeals rendered a decision that received little attention. Given the statewide implications and Essex County’s involvement, it’s a shame. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The state Supreme Court Appellate Division ruled last April electronic voting records can be obtained without a court order. Read more

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ALBANY | The state Supreme Court’s Appellate Division, Third Department, ruled the state’s Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) covers electronically scanned images of ballots taken from voting machines. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Decision to appeal decision rooted in privacy concerns — not transparency, says county Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — A state supreme court judge has ordered Essex County to release electronic ballot scans and cast vote records from the 2015 local elections Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Preston (I-Wilmington) was officially chosen by his peers Tuesday to serve a full term to lead the county’s legislative body. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN – The Essex County Democratic Party Committee has re-elected Bethany Kosmider of Crown Point as its chairwoman. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County is litigating a Freedom of Information Law request for the examination of ballots cast in last year’s general election. Read more

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CLNTONVILLE — The following are recent award recipients at the AuSable Valley Senior/Athlete Recognition Night. Read more

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Stacks of white ballots on the desk of, “the pod,” proved why the Ticonderoga election count received its own day Nov. 13. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Ahead of next month’s general election, Essex County lawmakers have voted to tighten up the chain of possession for absentee ballots. Read more

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CLINTONVILLE — The bombs were bursting as a pair of revolutionary-inspired mascots got together Oct. 9. Read more

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Following a flap at the board of elections last month that saw the county’s two election commissioners disagree over the procedure for reviewing ballot objections, a new process will now be instituted, reported the commissioners on Monday. Read more

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