Yiddish and English language leaflets combined with a Yiddish-Englsih sample ballot were allegedly illegally handed out at the entrance to a heavily haredi polling place in Ramapo, the Fountainview Assisted Living facility, yesterday, according to a local source who saw it being done, got copies of the leaflets and the sample ballot, and then sent them to FailedMessiah.com last night. Whether by fraud or simply by bloc vote, the haredi-endorsed slate won.
Here's how the Journal News reported last night's election results:
…The bare-knuckle brawl to become Rockland's top cop was won handily by Sheriff Louis Falco. This included an ad from challenger Richard Vasquez that was blasted by the Anti-Defamation League for pinning the blame for Rockland's illegal housing problem on Orthodox Jews. Vasquez in turn accused Falco of orchestrating his suspension as Woodbury's police chief.
And, the timing of a discrimination lawsuit filed by a corrections officer late last month against Falco may have been coincidental, but it added yet another barb in an already thorny contest.…
In Ramapo, Supervisor Christopher St. Lawrence sweated a bit but survived yet another fusillade from critics decrying his ties to the bloc vote and the town's lingering FBI probe. And even though one of his running mates, Samuel Tress, has a federal mail-fraud conviction and lives in New Jersey, his still was victorious. The other candidate on St. Lawrence's Democratic ticket, Brendel Logan-Charles, joined the won re-election party.
But St. Lawrence's GOP challenger, Michael Parietti, made things much more interesting than he did two years ago, losing 13,775 to 11,399.…
Now, here are the allegedly illegally distributed pro-haredi-endorsed slate ads and sample ballot sent to FailedMessiah.com last night. Please click to enlarge: