Archive for Tag: election

DePhillips introduces bill allowing vote-by-mail ballot counting before Election Day

TRENTON, N.J. – To restore voters’ faith in democracy, Assemblyman Christopher DePhillips introduced a bill on Monday that permits county election officials to count mail-in ballots as they are received instead of waiting until Election Day. “When vote tallies are changing drastically, or flipping in favor of one candidate...

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Peterson: Voters reject tyranny, government mandates

TRENTON, N.J. – The historic Republican gains in the Nov. 2 election are a rejection of big government mandates and a reflection of people’s desire for freedom, says Assemblyman Erik Peterson. “New Jersey and Virginia showed the nation and world that New Jerseyans and all Americans want freedom not...

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Banning police from polls fought by Republican lawmakers

TRENTON, N.J. – The Democrat-led state Assembly passed legislation Thursday that would bar police officers from being stationed within 100 feet of a polling place after a fiery debate initiated by Republicans. Republicans blasted the bill for demonizing police. Watch: Wirths challenges ban on police near polling locations“I think...

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