NEW YORK, NY (01/12/2018) (readMedia)-- Yesterday, Councilman Fernando Cabrera was appointed chair of the New York City Council's Governmental Operations committee. Susan Lerner, Executive Director of Common Cause/NY, responds:
"Councilman Kallos, the previous chair of Governmental Operations, put forward important innovative measures that have directly impacted New Yorkers. This is a very important role that can directly improve New York City's government processes, and most particularly the administration of our elections. It's crucial that Councilman Fernando Cabrera continue to hold the New York City Board of Elections (NYCBOE) accountable and fight to improve our elections administration- voters depend on it."