New York City Watchdog Decries 'Irregularities' In Primary Voting

A New York City official ordered on Tuesday an audit of the city's board of elections, citing "deep concern over widespread reports of poll site problems and irregularities" as voters cast their ballots in the state's primary election.

"There is nothing more sacred in our nation than the right to vote, yet election after election, reports come in of people who were inexplicably purged from the polls, told to vote at the wrong location or unable to get in to their polling site," city Comptroller Scott Stringer said.

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