State facing elex 'chaos'
BY FRANK LOMBARDI
DAILY NEWS CITY HALL BUREAU
off the dime,
That was the blunt message Mayor Bloomberg's election task force sent the state Legislature yesterday.
bipartisan panel urged
the state Legislature does not act within the month,
equally significant, the
"This should be the time that we're talking about good government, not good politics," said Peter Vallone Sr., a task force member and former City Council speaker.
Help America Vote Act was enacted in the aftermath of the bungled
complying with the Help America Vote Act,
The city has to replace more than 7,000 mechanical voting machines - with or without the help of federal funds.
"We'll be in violation of federal law if this is not done," said Cardozo.
He said the conversion will require time for extensive technical preparations, as well as training of workers and poll watchers and voter education.
also urged quick
This year's elections, including the contest for mayor, are not affected.
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