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Irregularities plague U.S. presidential primary vote in New York

Irregularities plague U.S. presidential primary vote in New York --Faulty ballot scanners, late-opening polling stations, and scant staffing among irregularities | 20 April 2016 | Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump were favoured to win their parties' U.S. presidential nominating contests in New York state on Tuesday, but voting was overshadowed by official confirmation that more than 125,000 people were missing from New York City voter rolls and reports of other irregularities. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer ordered an audit of the city elections board after it confirmed the names had been removed from voter rolls...Stringer complained in a letter to the board that it was "consistently disorganized, chaotic and inefficient." He cited faulty ballot scanners, late-opening polling stations and scant staffing.