We all knew that voter turn out for this year’s Democratic run offs would be low. But this article shows just how poor it was. Also, the article refers to a Sunnyside polling booth. Does anyone know which one?
City of 8 Million Was a Ghost Town at the Polls
By NY Times
In the 97th Election District of the 79th Assembly District in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, the polls opened last Tuesday at 6 a.m. They remained open until 9 p.m. Not one of the district’s 58 enrolled Democrats turned out to vote for public advocate or comptroller in two citywide primary runoff races that are considered tantamount to election.
It was the same story in a Sunnyside, Queens, election district and another in Canarsie, Brooklyn: no votes at all.
To read more, click on: http://www.nytimes.com/2009/10/07/nyregion/07turnout.html?scp=5&sq=Sunnyside&st=cse