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District weighs fewer polling places

February 16, 2014

GLOVERSVILLE—The Gloversville Enlarged School District is considering reducing the number of polling places in the district....

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Feb-16-14 1:26 AM

with a declining population and the notoriously low voter turnout, 1 or 2 machines at city hall should be sufficient

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Feb-16-14 8:44 AM

If they were really worried about safety and security, they would do something about the terrible parking outside and congestion inside the buildings during afternoon pick-up times. Polling happens once a year. We deal with the congestion everyday.

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Feb-16-14 10:37 AM

Joe (Andrews) is correct. People in Bleecker don't bother going to the town hall, no reason to expect anyone outside of Bleecker will either. It's a once a year issue, and the MS would be better, because the parking lot is larger.

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Feb-16-14 2:01 PM

But a lot of people may turn out to vote this year just to show Cuomo what he can do with his Unsafe act.

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Feb-16-14 6:13 PM

Sounds like the fox wants control of the voting house. OOPs I mean hen house. Does the railtrail go to Bleeker?? I think not.

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Feb-17-14 11:23 AM

How many people vote in Bleeker vs other areas. Does it really warrant a polling place? If they really need at least two then pick the two busiest polling places.

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Feb-17-14 12:08 PM

Pards - historically, Bleecker and Meco have the smallest turnouts, at least in school elections.

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Feb-18-14 9:23 AM

Sounds like another 'it ain't broke, so lets fix it' project.

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