What is the Bronx Board of Elections Hiding – Part 2 – How Many BOE Employees Does it Take to Separate an Absentee Ballot?

At the Bronx Board of Elections. It takes four people to get a ballot in the 84th assembly district ready to be counted. BOE Employee #1 behind the poll watcher who’s face has been covered opens the envelope taking out the absentee ballot showing both sides for a second or two only, BOE Employee #2 folds the ballot a certain way, BOE Employee #3 marks something on the ballot, and BOE Employee #4 separates the long ballot at the perforation careful to make sure only the empty back of the ballot is able to be viewed. 
Having received a very short personalized letter of authorization from the NYC Board of Elections, authorizing me by the Commissioners of Elections in the City of New York to observe and film provided no images of voted ballots are recorded, the Canvass/Recanvass of votes cast the June 23, 2020 Primary Election at Board of Elections in the City of New York facilities. The letter is made out to all Central Boards of Inspectors of Elections throughout the city of New York, and is signed by Michael Ryan Executive Director of the NYCBOE. 

The table where the 84th Assembly Absentee ballots are being taken out of the envelope, folde a certain way, marked, then split in half to fit inside the scanner machines in another room.

However what does it mean to observe something? The definition is, to see, watch, perceive, or notice. Now let’s see the definition of a watcher (as in poll watcher). A person who closely follows or observes someone or something. They are one of the same.

The remaining amount of the valid(?) 43,827 Absentee ballots that were received in the Bronx.

Why was I not allowed to be seated with the poll watchers, since an observer is the same as a watcher? It is because the Board of Elections does not want the public to get information such as I intend to find out. I however outflanked the Bronx Board of Elections by getting a poll watchers certificate from a candidate I know who was only to willing to provide me with the piece of paper. I then was able to sit in front of the media barrier in the empty chair in the photo at the top. I was instructed as a poll watcher I could not take any photos, to which I agreed since I had already taken photos from behind the media barrier.

The Republican (on the left), and the Democratic heads at the Bronx Board of Elections watch the counting of the Absentee ballots.

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