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Silive Upper East Side councilman calls for investigation after BOE spokeswoman sends errant political text to Advance reporter by Sydney Kashiwagi

Upper East Side councilman calls for investigation after BOE spokeswoman sends errant political text to Advance reporter

CITY HALL -- An Upper East Side councilman is calling for an investigation after a spokeswoman for the New York City Board of Elections sent an errant political text message to an Advance reporter inviting the reporter to a campaign fundraiser at her home for Bronx Borough President Ruben Diaz Jr. for mayor.

“I know you are swamped but wanted to invite you. It’s a fundraiser for Ruben for mayor, BOE spokeswoman Valerie Vazquez-Diaz wrote to the reporter via text. “He will be joining us for a meet and greet.”