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Letters to the Editor for April 27

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Deficiencies leading to woman’s death must be addressed Case not closed [for] Rafeena Rahaman, the Guyanese Schenectady woman brutally murdered [Feb. 25 Gazette]. Although the city seems to be moving on, there are still many questions that should be formally answered before we accept that adequate change has happened to govern future situations of domestic violence. The Police Department admits to some errors [March 1 Gazette]: that policy was violated when the offender was first ...

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April 27, 2012
6:21 a.m.

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Rita - I agree that too few Americans exercise their right to vote. However, there is another way of looking at this. The abysmal voter turnout for the Republican Primary in NY is likely a reflection of the abysmally low percentage of registered Republicans. You have to be registered with a party in order to vote in the primary. New Yorkers are, overwhelmingly, registered Democrats.

April 27, 2012
7:29 a.m.

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Rita, I'm registered Conservative and can't vote in the Republican primary.