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Silver to push for early voting, more campaign disclosures
The state Legislature’s top Democrat said Thursday he will introduce bills to allow “early voting” in New York and to require more disclosure about campaign spending.
Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver (D-Manhattan) said New York should join 32 other states that allow residents to cast votes ahead of Election Day to increase participation and decrease lines at polling places. His proposal would...