When you go to vote and are told you are not registered....at the wrong place....or whatever, you may just walk away frustrated as , after all, these are authority figures at the table and they can't be wrong.
So on primary day in Brooklyn it was discovered 120,000 active voters had been inexplicably purged.
Great time to find out.
Then add the natural fear of having party hacks running the whole thing and its a recipe for saying the heck with it all.
Many election officials are diligent and committed to voting, but elections are not won by expanding the pool, they are won by getting out the pool who votes your way all the time.
New York has some of the most egregious problems and despite being what the Governor calls a "progressive" paradise, little is done to correct anything.
The reason 120,000 voters ‘vanished’ before primary day | New York Post