NYC: Board of Elections absentee ballot vendor snafu hits Long Island

The vendor that botched 100,000 absentee ballots bound for Brooklyn voters — giving the New York City Board of Elections its latest black eye — acknowledged Wednesday that the scope of the screwup extends to Long Island.

Rochester-based Phoenix Graphics botched mailings and will have to resend ballots to nearly 800 voters living in Nassau County, officials there confirmed to The Post.

“The concern is that you don’t want voters to think the system doesn’t work. It definitely does work,” said Jim Scheuerman, a Democratic commissioner on Nassau’s Board of Elections. “There was an issue with the vendor. We didn’t want this to happen but the problem is being rectified quickly.”

The printing company said in a statement that it “experienced mechanical-inserting issues” when producing the ballots for Brooklyn and Long Island that affected “less than 1 percent of mailings.”


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