Cuomo Takes Aim At Party Bosses' Power To Pick Candidates

Law360, New York (April 17, 2013, 1:43 PM EDT) -- A 1947 state law giving New York City political party bosses sway over who runs for elective office on their ticket has to go, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday, as he pushed broad election law reforms as part of an anti-corruption crackdown in the wake of two high-profile public bribery busts.

Speaking on WCNY radio in Albany, the Democratic governor called for repealing the Wilson-Pakula law, which allegedly tempted a group of state lawmakers and party brass into a wide-reaching bribery scheme.

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