Prof. Gershman publishes op-ed: “Minor party has too much pull”

Professor Bennett Gershman has published an op-ed in The Journal News about the disproportionately large influence of the small Conservative Party in New York State’s government.

Prof. Gershman writes: “Why is such a marginal political party able to wield such a heavy hammer that in effect can undermine the will of a majority of voters? The fact is that New York’s byzantine political system — one of only a few states — allows candidates to run on several ballot lines, giving minor political parties undue and unfair leverage.”

Read the full article here.

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