Archive for Tag: elections

Dancer bill requiring state to pay for do-over elections passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would require the state to pay for any new election if it was at fault for why a new election must be held passed the Assembly Thursday. The bill (A3915), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, requires the state to reimburse municipalities or counties for those do-over election...

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In wake of Uvalde, Republicans push back on law limiting police presence at polling places

TRENTON, N.J. – In the wake of the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, Assembly Republican members DeAnne DeFuccio and Robert Auth want to put police officers back into public schools being used as polling places during elections. In January 2022, Gov. Phil Murphy enacted a law that bans...

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Dancer bill requiring state to pay for do-over elections clears Assembly committee

TRENTON, N.J. – A bill that would require the state to pay for any new election if it was at fault for why a new election must be held cleared the Assembly State and Local Government Committee on Thursday. The bill (A3915), sponsored by Assemblyman Ron Dancer, would require the state to reimburse...

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State should pay for do-over elections it caused, Dancer says

TRENTON, N.J. – The state should pay for any new election if the state is at fault for why a new election must be held, Assemblyman Ron Dancer says. Dancer will introduce legislation that would require the state to reimburse municipalities or counties for those do-over election costs. “Although rare, mistakes...

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Poll worker pay increase passes Assembly

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin Rooney’s bill addressing poll worker shortages by increasing their pay to $300 a day passed the full Assembly on Thursday. Election worker pay has remained stagnant since 2001 when it was raised to $200 from $75. “Poll workers are important to the integrity of...

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Rooney bill addressing poll worker pay clears committees

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblyman Kevin Rooney’s bill increasing election worker pay to $300 a day and $50 for training cleared the Assembly Appropriations and State and Local Government committees Monday. Poll worker pay has remained stagnant at $200 since 2001. Back in October, Rooney called on Gov. Phil Murphy to increase the...

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