Martha Stewart Had a Lot of Trouble Voting in the New York Primary, and Is Speaking Out

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Like many New York City voters on Tuesday, Martha Stewart was told she wasn’t registered and her vote might not count
Stewart may be a cooking, baking, and home-decorating guru, but her vote may not have actually counted.

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Stewart may be a cooking, baking, and home-decorating guru, but her vote may not have actually counted.

After the election on Tuesday, many New Yorkers expressed frustration with voter registration problems and were turned away or told to fill out an affidavit.

In total more, than 100,000 Democratic voters were purged from the system in Brooklyn, according to WNYC. TV personality and cooking guru Martha Stewart is yet another voter speaking out against the frustrations of participating in the primary on Tuesday.

It’s not clear if Stewart’s vote, or the thousands of other votes from disenfranchised and frustrated New Yorkers, were actually counted. According to New York State law, you have to be registered for a party at least six months ahead of the actual election, but that still would not explain the sudden “purge” of names from the system.

New York’s top lawyer, Eric Schneiderman said that he and his firm are opening an investigation into the New York City Board of Elections:

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