Here comes the lawyers to NY 25

Posted: November 17, 2010 by datechguy in elections, politics
Tags: , , , via Live at 5 reports that the lawyers are in town:

Cars with Maryland, Michigan and Kansas license plates are parked outside the Wayne County Board of Elections in Lyons, a rural Erie Canal crossroads between Rochester and Syracuse.

Inside, lawyers for U.S. Rep. Dan Maffei, D-DeWitt, and challenger Ann Marie Buerkle are seated around a table in the break room with the two elections commissioners and their two deputies. All eyes are on the box of absentee ballots, still in envelopes two weeks after the election showed the 25th Congressional District too close to call.

Democrats understand that the president popularity is unlikely to improve much in the district over the next two years so if they want this seat they have to steal it NOW.

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  1. […] The ballots in Onondaga County will be opened today. It will be at least a few days before they’re all counted, but we may have some idea which way things are going at the end of the day today. It will probably take longer than expected thanks to Maffei’s team of lawyers. […]

  2. […] not going to cut it but the Lonely Conservative knows that the missing Maffei is going to put those lawyers and union activists to work if he can: But that doesn’t mean it’s over. Maffei will probably wait until after the […]