Watching the Watcher: Election Primary Coverage

Jeffrey Cohen
8 min readJul 1, 2022

The clear distinction between “watching” and causing a commotion was brought into crystal clear resolution at this past Tuesday’s New York primary. While working as a scanner inspector in my Assembly District, I once again encountered an aggressive Republican poll watcher (let’s call him Lee).

Lee didn’t make his appearance until 30 minutes before the site manager instructed us to…

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Jeffrey Cohen

Longtime writer and crank. Articles come from more than 30 years in journalism and corporate communications. Follow my podcast at MrJeff2000.podbean.com.