DANIELS OFF BALLOT

A WOMAN FEATURED IN A C-N-N REPORT ON CANDIDATES INSPIRED TO RUN BY PRESIDENT TRUMP’S ELECTION WILL NOT BE ON THE NOVEMBER BALLOT.  THE STATE ELECTIONS COMMISSION VOTES TO REMOVE CHARISSE DANIELS IN THE 37TH ASSEMBLY DISTRICT.  DANIELS TURNED IN 201 NOMINATION SIGNATURES—JUST ONE MORE THAN THE MINIMUM REQUIRED.  HER OPPONENT—REPRESENTATIVE JOHN JAGLER—CHALLENGED SOME OF THE PETITIONS, AS SOME OF THE PEOPLE CLAIMED THEY NEVER SIGNED NOMINATION PAPERS.  THE ATTORNEY FOR THE ELECTION COMMISSION RECOMMENDS DANIELS NOW BE INVESTIGATED FOR ELECTION FRAUD.

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