Live webcast of election hearing at 11 a.m.
Dec 20, 2010 10:31 am
From NYCourts website:
The Court of Appeals will hear oral argument on Monday in a pair of related election proceedings, Matter of Johnson v Martins and Matter of Jacobs v Nassau County Board of Elections, arising from the November 2 election for the office of State Senator for the 7th Senatorial District. Craig M. Johnson, the Democratic incumbent, and Jay Jacobs, chairman of the Nassau County Democratic Committee, are appealing an order and decision of the Appellate Division, Second Department that denied their petitions for a manual recount of paper ballots. On December 6, Supreme Court certified Republican Jack M. Martins as the winner of the election by 451 votes. The argument will begin at 11 a.m. on Monday, December 20, at Court of Appeals Hall, 20 Eagle Street, Albany. An audio-visual feed will be provided for broadcast media at the court house. A live webcast of the session will be available.Decisions in these cases will impact the final resolution of the New York State Senate.