Dinorah Coto, David Fernendez, Ann Gandolfo, Robert Moore,anna Moore, Louis Campbell, Luciano Navarro, Susandougherty, and William Hinckley,androbert Dicarlo, Candidate for the Republican Nomination Forstate Senator from the 23rd Senate District,plaintiffs-appellees, v. New York City Board of Elections, Paul Mejias, President,frederick Umane, Secretary, Weyman A. Carey, Douglaskellner, Ferdinand C. Marchi, Seymour Sheldon, Ron D'angelo,gertrude Strohm, Vincent Velella, Kathleen M. Wagner,commissioners, and Daniel Defrancesco, Executive Director,defendants-appellees,andjohn Gangemi, Candidate for the Republican Nomination Forstate Senator from the 23rd Senate District, Andguy Molinari and Joseph Silva,defendants-appellants, 97 F.3d 680 (2d Cir. 1996)Annotate this Case
Aaron D. Maslow, Brooklyn, NY, for Appellants.
Thomas J. Spargo, East Berne, NY, for Appellees.
Before OAKES, ALTIMARI and MAHONEY, Circuit Judges.
This cause came on to be heard on the transcript of record from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York and was argued by counsel.
ON CONSIDERATION WHEREOF, IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that the order of the district court be and it hereby is REVERSED.
On October 1, 1996, the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York entered an order that granted a preliminary injunction directing the continuation on October 10, 1996 of the September 10, 1996 Republican primary election for state senator in the 23rd Senate District of New York State in fifty-three election districts. The order of the district court is reversed. No continuation of the primary election shall be held on October 10, 1996. The mandate shall issue forthwith. An opinion explicating the rationale for this decision will follow.