Eric Snyder

APNewsBreak: NY Argues Casino Suit Filed Too Late

Oct 10, 2013

Court papers show New York will argue that a challenge to its referendum to expand casino gambling was filed too late, even though the state didn't release the measure's wording on its website until after the deadline to sue.

The state Board of Elections will say in court Friday that lawyer Eric Snyder missed his chance to sue. The state says in court papers that a judge shouldn't side with Snyder because that would throw the Nov. 5 ballot into chaos and threaten the ability of soldiers in "harm's way" from voting.

Cuomo Administration Denies Secret Vote On Casinos

Oct 9, 2013
Office of Governor Andrew Cuomo

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration says the Board of Elections didn't approve its rosy rewording of a casino expansion referendum in secret as a lawyer suing the state claims.