Dear New York MoveOn member,
I'm Jo Ann Greenberg, a MoveOn member in Brooklyn, and I started a petition to Governor Andrew Cuomo and Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, which says:
There are many many voters in New York State who would like to vote in the heavily contested Republican and Democratic primaries, especially independents, but the deadline for changing registration was over six months ago—long before the presidential campaign was in full swing. They are being disenfranchised through no fault of their own.
As long as a voter is legitimately registered in New York, he or she should be allowed to vote in the primary of his or her choice.
The primary should either be changed from closed to open, or voters should be allowed same-day registration.
—Jo Ann Greenberg
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