Don’t hold your breath. Once polls close at 9 p.m. Tuesday, the Board of Elections will only release unofficial results of the top-ranked choices on ballots cast in-person during early and day-of voting, the city’s campaign finance board said in a statement. Unless a candidate clinches a simple majority of that first batch of votes — which appears unlikely if polls are to be trusted — the Board of Elections will move on to counting the lower-ranked picks on in-person ballots, the CFB said.
Opposition Leader Erin O’Toole learned of a rumour about ex-top soldier Jonathan Vance from a fellow military member, who heard it “from a third party,” O’Toole’s office told the Star Monday.It was the first time O’Toole said how he came to learn of a rumour that he passed on to the Prime Minister’s Office for investigation in July 2015, when O’Toole was Veterans Affairs Minister and the Conservatives had named Vance to become the next chief of the defence staff.
COLONIAL HEIGHTS — The head of the Chesterfield Food Bank claimed Saturday that a Facebook video shared on social media showing a white employee telling a Black resident she was "not the right color" had nothing to do with the woman's job at the Chesterfield charity."It was between neighbors," CFB CEO Kim Hill claimed.
The city's Campaign Finance Board (CFB) released nearly $1.5 million in matching funds to former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan's mayoral campaign, a week after it upheld the funds in order to investigate possible violations .The CFB had received a complaint about a Donovan-supporting political action committee, New Start NYC, which purchased $2.74 million in television advertising in order to promote the campaign.