If you've read about the nightmares of potential voting fraud all over the country, and the scary prospect of having your votes counted by Republican campaign contributors, then don't think as a New Yorker you'll be immune from those problems much longer. The Board of Elections is soliciting bids to replace our clunky-but-hard-to-defraud mechanical voting machines, and is skewing the process in favor of the companies we already know better than to trust.
Please see Democracy for NYC for more information. This is not a partisan issue. (Or at least, not unless one party believes it cannot win legitimately.)