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Primary Election on Simchat Torah

The Assistant Corporation Counsel, Richard Cosgrove, has ruled that the primary election scheduled for Oct. 12, Simchat Torah, cannot be changed, despite protests by two candidates. Cosgrove said the law does not allow changes in the dates of non-partisan primaries. Mrs. Sandra Klebanoff and Mrs. Maggie Alston, candidates for the Board of Education, had asked that the primary be rescheduled for Oct. 13. But, thanks to previous legislation introduced by State Rep. Dr. Morris N. Cohen of Bloomfield, the polls will be open an hour later on Oct. 12–until 8 p.m.–giving Jews an hour after the 7 p.m. sundown to register their votes.