"One candidate's cousin is responsible for the appointment of half the Queens board employees and another candidate himself appointed most of the other half of the board employees.
The bi-partisan staff might be innocently inclined to favor one or two candidates over the others since the board employees come through the Democrat and GOP county organizations. Or worse, they might be instructed to.
Sending the petitions elsewhere makes that type of influence, either the staff's own inclination, or more overt pressure, less likely."
Action In The 30th CD Special
Well, this will come as no surprise. They changed their mind.