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Mayor Bill de Blasio sent a proclamation and two commissioners to read it.
And the commissioners wisely left untouched the most contentious issues, such as voter identification laws.
The commissioners also declared that no voter should have to wait more than a half hour.
The commissioners looked at the electoral mess, and concluded that strong steps should be taken to avoid further fiascos.
When three commissioners came out against the proposed rules in August, Schapiro canceled the vote.
Cloud declared all the offices vacant, but the commissioners refused to vacate.Civil War and Reconstruction in Alabama|Walter L. Fleming
Colonel Richard Nicholls was in command of the expedition, with three commissioners sent out with him from England.Historic Events of Colonial Days|Rupert S. Holland
These commissioners were the principal gentlemen of every county, and were named in the bill.The History of England from the Accession of James II.|Thomas Babington Macaulay
The commissioners for the 1841 census consulted him on several points, but did not in every case follow his advice.
It may be that Nicholas gave too much and the Commissioners gave too little; but that is a doubtful question.The Life and Times of John Wilkins|Patrick A. Wright-Henderson