New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he was delaying the state’s presidential primary from April 28 to June 23, when the condition programs to maintain legislative congressional and area occasion primaries.
“I really do not assume it is sensible to be bringing folks to 1 site to vote” on the April day, he claimed.
New York joins more than a dozen states that have delayed some elections. A smaller group including Ohio, Ga, Louisiana, Connecticut, Maryland, Rhode Island, Indiana and Kentucky have also postponed their presidential primaries.
The governor’s final decision arrived as election commissioners across New York warned they have been “risking” their overall health and security to satisfy impending deadlines for tests machines and getting ready ballots forward of the April 28 day.
Cuomo also claims he’s signing an executive buy instructing hospitals to permit at least a single lover into shipping rooms.
The governor took the motion Saturday following some hospitals had barred individuals from possessing any readers, together with expectant fathers, for the reason that of the risk those people persons could pose to well being care employees if they are contaminated.
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