New York Election Law Questions & Answers

Q: what is the number of signatures needed to petition to go for referendum at a local village, regarding a proposed law

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law and Municipal Law for New York on
Answered on Aug 23, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Check with your local village's charter or similar document, contact local league of women voters.

Q: What say you about this?: Now that he's guarded by the Secret Service, it is illegal to disrupt Trump's rallies http://i

1 Answer | Asked in Election Law for New York on
Answered on Jun 24, 2016
Peter N. Munsing's answer
Secret Service being on sight doesn't change the rules. People can protest if not disruptive, if it is an event open to the public. The public doesn't have a right to enter private events. As to the optics that would depend on individual facts--if there was an articulable concern for the individual on a safety basis, no as to secret service, as a general proposition.

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