Ballot wording draws concerns

Ballot wording draws concerns

For the second consecutive year, government-reform advocates are raising questions about a statewide referendum on this year's ballot and claiming its language is a bit too rosy.

  • Susan Lerner

The Rochester Democrat and Chronicle highlights Common Cause New York’s opposition to the use of “independent” in the official description of a redistricting commission ballot initiative in which state legislators dominate the commission selection process.

http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/news/local/2014/08/07/new-york-ballot-proposals-wording/13743653/