Remember how much fun it was to take kids into the voting booth even just a couple of years ago? In a attempt to make the system simpler and more foolproof (no hanging chads!) last Election Day, New York switched over from the lever machines that I remember from my youth to paper and pencil ballots. I know it’s supposed to be simpler, but frankly I find it more confusing (and not just because I’m adverse to change.)
Here is a cheat sheet of what tomorrow’s ballot will look like:
You’ll notice the Woman’s Equality PartyWoman’s Equality Party (WEP) is on the ballot for the first time.
What is the Women’s Equality Party and what is it doing there?