Tags: US | New | York | House

Court Battle Looms in Outcome of NY House Race

Tuesday, 09 Nov 2010 04:52 PM

 

RIVERHEAD, N.Y. (AP) — A Democratic congressman trailing in a bid for a fifth term is heading to court to seek an election recount in New York's First Congressional District on eastern Long Island.

Timothy Bishop appeared to have about a 3,400-vote lead on Nov. 2, but a review by the Suffolk County Board of Elections found several reporting errors that resulted in a 383-vote lead for Republican Randy Altschuler. A board commissioner declined comment Tuesday.

Bishop's camp has said that because the outcome is now so close, all 184,000-plus ballots cast should be recounted. There are also over 10,000 uncounted absentee ballots.

Bishop's lawyers are going to state Supreme Court in Riverhead on Tuesday afternoon.

An Altschuler spokesman did not immediately comment.

© Copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
Please review Community Guidelines before posting a comment.
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Country
Zip Code:
Privacy: We never share your email.
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
Top Stories
You May Also Like

NY Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, Facing Corruption Charges, Will Be Replaced

Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 19:53 PM

Sheldon Silver, facing federal corruption charges, will be replaced as speaker of the New York State Assembly next week, . . .

Sarah Palin Receives Plaudits From Pro-Hillary Clinton Group

Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 18:51 PM

Sarah Palin is picking up an unexpected title: top fundraiser for a group promoting a potential Hillary Rodham Clinton c . . .

Perry Loses Bid to Toss Ethics Charges as Unconstitutional

Tuesday, 27 Jan 2015 18:19 PM

Rick Perry failed to persuade a Texas judge to throw out an ethics violation case on claims the state constitution prote . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, Newsmax Health, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, and Newsmax World are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved