NBC New York reports:
The New York Democratic presidential primary must take place June 23 because canceling it would be unconstitutional, a judge ruled late Tuesday. The New York Democratic presidential primary must take place June 23 because canceling it would be unconstitutional and deprive withdrawn presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Andrew Yang of proper representation at the Democratic convention, a judge ruled Tuesday.
U.S. District Judge Analisa Torres in Manhattan ruled after hearing arguments a day earlier as lawyers for Sanders and Yang argued that it was wrong to cancel the primary. Sanders’ allies celebrated the ruling. “Credit to Andrew Yang and all the grassroots groups that have been carrying on the fight for democracy in New York,” said Larry Cohen, who chairs Our Revolution, the grassroots organization spun out of Sanders’ 2016 White House bid.
— Andrew Yang🧢🇺🇸 (@AndrewYang) May 5, 2020
New York must reinstate its Democratic presidential primary in June, a federal judge ruled, after a lawsuit by the former candidate Andrew Yang https://t.co/W4UoRFRJcA
— The New York Times (@nytimes) May 6, 2020
Congratulations New York. Your presidential primary is back on.
You MUST order an absentee ballot it you want zero contact voting.
— People for Bernie (@People4Bernie) May 5, 2020