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Yes !
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Yes !

totally agree.
Send all these do-nothings goodbye.

Worse than do-nothings
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Worse than do-nothings

They’re destroying our state and city.

Just clarifying...
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Just clarifying...

I can’t do this if I’m registered in the Republican party right?

Thats why we switched democrat
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Thats why we switched democrat

months ago when chaim deutsch announced his running.

No. You should have changed to Democrat.
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No. You should have changed to Democrat.
Right
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Right

In the future, re-register as a Democrat. Doesn’t mean you support the party’s policies, etc., but it allows you to vote in their primaries.

CH resident
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CH resident

Correct, register as a Democrat (hold your nose if you have to)
All local politics are determined at the primary, and you can only vote in the primary if you are registered in that party.
Register as a Democrat, vote in the primary. Then, in the general election, you can vote however you wish, republican, conservative, etc

And why did you wait till now?
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And why did you wait till now?

You should have changed your registration months ago!

Right
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Right

Change to Democratic Party

Clarifying
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Clarifying

Correct.
But it is too late to change to Democrat Party for this election. But you can re-register with a different home address To be able to vote democrat for this crucial election

Berel
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Berel

Yes being a registered Republican in NY is a worthless political piety. You cannot vote in any local election that matters.

No
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No

Unfortunately not

Absentee Ballot
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Absentee Ballot

I absolutely plan to vote iyH! Correction, I think: we weren’t mailed absentee ballots, but applications to receive absentee ballots.

Bentzi
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Bentzi

Please write full name of authors of opeds.

Why?
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Why?

Without the full names the message all of a sudden becomes not true?

Berel
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Berel

This same op-ed gets written every 3 months and it didn’t work last time. This is where you need ‘community organizing’. A competent community council can solve this tomorrow. CHJCC organizes (see that word) a voter registration table every Sunday in a different Jewish populated building. Get word out on Whatsapp where the table will be and solicit volunteers to spend an hour or two helping people fill out the forms. CHJCC solicits one or two volunteers on every CH block who can dedicate 2 hours a week to be available (by Whatsapp appointment) to help someone fill out and… Read more »

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