Marin v. Board of Elections – Case Brief Summary (New York)

In Marin v. Board of Elections (67 NY2d 634, 490 N.E.2d 531, 499 N.Y.S.2d 664 [1986]), petitioner sought a declaratory judgment to nullify, for alleged improprieties, a slate of candidates selected by a political party at an organizational meeting.

The New York Court of Appeals affirmed the lower court's dismissal of the action because there was a failure to join necessary parties within the time frame required under the applicable provisions of the Election Law.