WATCH: UB law professor weighs in on whether Byron Brown can be on the ballot in November

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(WIVB) – Elections commissioners are supposed to certify the ballot for the November election Thursday, but the most closely watched race is tied up in court -the race for Buffalo mayor – with the key question, can incumbent Byron Brown’s name be on the ballot on Election Day?

On Wednesday,  a state appellate court put on hold a ruling that puts Byron Brown on the November ballot.

News 4 invited UB law school professor James Gardner to answer questions about the issue.

He’s a SUNY distinguished professor, has practiced law and has a law degree from the University of Chicago. His specialty is election law.

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