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Three Letters to Preet Bharara asking for Federal Court to Decertify NY's Primary and Order a New One

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Three excellent examples of letters to Mr. Bharara, the first from a lady whose has profound insights into larger questions of Foreign Policy, particularly regarding Israel, as well as having great energy to contact editorial page editors to publish this letter, which takes only a few seconds. If the press continues to pretend to not comprehend or to not evaluate what we are asking for as "newsworthy," the readers of the editorial pages in NY will have no problems comprehending this loud and clear, when letters like this are published widely across NY. Editors don't publish "open letters," however, so your submissions should quote your own letter in part, then drive the larger central points home. All of the newspapers in the US are listed by state at, and the contacts are quickly and easily made. We will publish more as they come to me by email:
The Honorable Preet Bharara
US Attorney's Office
1 St. Andrews Plaza New York, NY 10007
Dear Mr. Bharara:
Many of us are incensed at blatant "irregularities" in the NY State presidential primary, that news media euphemism for outright fraud and theft of votes. The disenfranchisement of some 200,000+ voters is not a trivial offense. It means that someone or some group has stolen a pivotal election, and it must not stand if we are to retain faith in our Democratic system.
Please go to Federal Court for an order to redo the entire NY Primary based on civil rights violations. Please ask that they decertify prior results as bogus. Such a request should be entirely sought as appropriate relief, based on Federal Civil Rights and Election law violations.
The criminality and related indictments can be determined later. You could first ask for a de-certification ruling from the Federal Court. After all, 200,000+, and perhaps as many as 350,000 were denied their right to vote.
We look forward to your response on this, especially given your long line of Wall Street convictions, plus that of Sheldon Silver and the Speaker of the Assembly.
We can try to discern what part different parties played in this action later, along with the appropriate assessments of criminality and the subsequent indictments.
The important thing is to redo that election and bring justice to the democratic process. Thank you for your much needed help in resolving this travesty of justice.
Marcia Slatkin
Rhinebeck, New York
June 4, 2016
The Honorable Preet Bharara
United States Attorney's Office
1 St. Andrew's Plaza
New York City, NY 10007
Dear Mr. Bharara:
I am writing to ask you to file a request in Federal Court for an order to redo the New York primary, based strictly on the civil rights violations. These 200,000+ disenfranchisements are very strong grounds for granting this relief, starting with a federal order for the decertification of the prior results as bogus.
I am a mathematical analyst with experience dating to the time of the proposal to certify electronic voting machines for use in US elections. I strongly suspect there has been rigging of the primary vote count in New York this year. For the integrity of US elections I ask that you take this unprecedented action. If elections are not honest and secure we do not have a democracy.
Sincerely yours,
Jerry J. Lobdill
Fort Worth, Texas
4 June 2016
The Honorable Preet Bharara
United States Attorney's Office
1 St. Andrew's Plaza
New York City, NY 10007
Re: New York Primary Debacle
Dear Hon. Bharara:
The purpose of this letter is to request that you spearhead the ongoing efforts for a new New York Primary.
There are many undisputed facts, as well as shady probabilities that as part of this equation, do in fact point to a contaminated electoral process.
126,000 Voters Dropped from Voting Rolls
Shortly before the election, 126,000 Democrats in Brooklyn alone were purged from the rolls. This is so significant that Mayor de Blasio (who is himself a Hillary Clinton supporter) demanded an explanation. Voters were removed for a number of reasons, often because they were "inactive

Voter Registrations Changed on a Massive Scale
Party affiliations were changed, and while many people can give their
experience, no one was curious enough about it to look into some kind of software hack. It's ridiculous that there is so much burden placed on voters. Voters should not be expected to travel to a court, speak to a judge, and receive a court order to vote.

Voters refused ballots
This is just an unknown amount, but added together with what we do know,
it further complicates any claim that this was a fair primary.

No Working Machines; This speaks for itself.
The fact that New York had the 2nd lowest turnout up to the time of the
NY Primary. This is unacceptable, when so many people showed up to vote.

Voters Listed in Wrong Location; "provisional affidavits?"
Come on! I think we all know into which pile those ended up.

Three million voters left out of the process because they weren't properly affiliated with the party.
Only the highly savvy political animals would have known to change their affiliation 6 months prior to the Primary here. That is not a kind of rule that invites voters and it is deemed by many to equate to voter suppression.
Kind regards
Shannon Bertuch
Amsterdam, NY
For background, and for the very best and first letter in this context to Mr. Bharara, read Alison Landes' letter to him that started off this shift from Mr. Schneiderman in Albany to Mr. Bharara.
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