New York City watchdog decries 'irregularities' in primary voting

A woman fills out a ballot at a polling center during the New York primary elections in the East Harlem neighborhood of New York City, U.S.A New York City official on Tuesday ordered an audit of the city’s election authorities, citing “deep concern over widespread reports of poll site problems and irregularities” as voters cast their ballots in the state’s primary election. New York Republicans and Democrats are holding presidential nominating contests for the Nov. 8 election. Delegate-rich New York, the fourth most populous U.S. state, is a big prize for the candidates.

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