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Would Fair Campaign Code Section 6201.1(b) give me standing to challenge the nominating process?
Response 1: Yes, because you were adversely affected by the decision made. In one, you were discouraged from running for the office by the person who knew that his wife was under consideration for the same post.
What other sections of the Election Law would help me? I would appreciate your advice.
Response 2: I did not see any other subsection of the Fair Campaign Code that is relevant to your case. As you know, you cannot pursue the matter directly. You must start by filing your complaint with State Board of Elections. Then the State Board of Elections would review your complaint to see if a case can be filed. See Title 9 of New York Codes, Rules and Regulations Section 6201.3 (9 CRR-NY 6201.3).
As for New York Election law, I did not see any provision there that is pertinent to your case.
I did not see any other applicable Election Law statutes. So, I will opt out and give another Attorney the opportunity to further assist you.