NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Mayor Bill de Blasio has announced a new effort to protect voters. It’s called the New York City Election Observers Corp. MORE: Campaign 2020: Tri-State Area Voter Guide For Nov. 3 General Election He says volunteers will be recruited to serve as nonpartisan observers outside poll sites on Election Day. They’ll look for any instances of voter intimidation, suppression or harassment. If they find any, they’ll report it to staff, who will then coordinate with law enforcement. MORE FROM CBS NEW YORK Stimulus Package Update: While Politicians Negotiate, Economic Damage Continues Report: Manhattan Rent Drops Below $3,000 For 1st Time Since 2011 Suffolk Police: Brendan Sullivan, 20, Accused Of Raping Two 13-Year-Old Girls He Met On Snapchat You can get the latest news, sports and weather on our brand new CBS New York app. Download here.
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