Common Cause/NY, Skoufis + Paulin to Push for Legislation Allowing Non-partisan Poll Monitors in Poll Sites

ALBANY, NY (05/14/2024) (readMedia)-- With the next election around the corner in June, Common Cause New York, Senator James Skoufis and Assemblymember Amy Paulin will hold a press conference in support of A2408-A / S5193-A, legislation that will allow non-partisan poll monitors to help voters with any issues at their poll site.

Voters face a number of challenges during the electoral process, and too often partisan actors use this opportunity to manipulate New Yorkers at the ballot box. State lawmakers should do more to provide an independent resource that can answer questions and help ensure a seamless voting experience for all.

Who: Assemblymember Amy Paulin, Senator James Skoufis, and others

When: Wednesday, May 15th at 10:00am ET

Where: Outside of the Legislative Correspondents Association, New York State Capitol, Third floor, Albany, NY 12210

What: Common Cause/NY will join with state lawmakers to urge the Legislature to pass legislation allowing for independent, non-partisan poll monitors.