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More N.Y. Democrats Call For Election System Overhaul. Election Officials Say To Keep It Bipartisan.

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See the full interview with Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone on New York NOW:

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone has joined a growing number of New York Democrats who have called for a significant overhaul of how election officials are selected. State law requires that county board of elections commissioners are selected by local Democratic and Republican party leaders to form a bipartisan department.

"There's no reason that we have agencies all across our country, intelligence agencies, law enforcement agencies, where it doesn't matter what political party you're in, it's: 'Are you there to do the job? Are you professional? Are you meeting certain qualifications and standards?'” Bellone said.

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