A day after a new poll showed that New Yorkers overwhelmingly disapprove of Democrats’ illegal gerrymander, the New York Post details Democrats’ sleazy maneuvers to disenfranchise New Yorkers and rig our elections:
New York Post: Kathy Hochul & Rowan Wilson’s latest sleazy move to snub NY voters
By The Post Editorial Board
New York Democratic leaders keep piling on the sleaze to disenfranchise most voters by rigging the electoral map, in clear defiance of repeated statewide votes.
The latest is a set of backroom moves to ensure that the state Court of Appeals OKs a move to throw out the nonpartisan maps imposed last year so that the legislature’s Democratic supermajorities can gerrymander Republicans into oblivion — and thereby leave voters of all registrations without meaningful choices.
Specifically, the high court’s swing voter, Caitlin Halligan, recused herself from the case; Chief Judge Rowan Wilson then opted to replace her with Dianne Renwick, a judge who’s already ruled in Dems’ favor in a similar case.
Halligan is tight with Gov. Kathy Hochul, who appointed her, and her move is intensely Hochulesque, a blatant effort to avoid making any decision that will be controversial.
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