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Long Island’s Nassau County went all blue, and then a lot of faces went all red.
Last Tuesday, voters received voter information cards in the mail that tell them where to vote in the state’s upcoming primaries, and which primary they can vote in based on their enrollment. But the cards in this Republican-leaning county marked everyone as a Democrat, putting about 500,000 voters in the wrong party, according to WNBC-TV.
“We’re already starting to get phone calls from people, saying, ‘I’m a registered Republican, I’m a registered Conservative — how come I’m being identified as a Democrat? Who changed my registration?’ And they’re quite upset about it,” Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman said.
“There’s a lot of confusion, there’s a lot of people emotionally upset about this,” he said.
“We believe that this is an error on the part of the mailing house that the Board of Elections used,” he said, according to CBS.
“We have been assured that to the over 900,000 registered active voters in Nassau County, that they will get the correct voter card this time,” he said.
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