Archive for Tag: vote-by-mail

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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30th District lawmakers introduce bill to keep in-person voting for future elections

TRENTON, N.J. – Sen. Robert Singer and Assemblymen Sean Kean and Edward Thomson are sponsoring legislation that would guarantee in-person voting and prohibit automatically distributing mail-in ballots for future elections. The legislators said confusion surrounding the voting changes and the resulting delays of election results illustrate the need to...

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South Jersey lawmakers call for federal monitor of primary election amid recent scandals

TRENTON, N.J. – South Jersey lawmakers, Sen. Mike Testa and Assemblymen Antwan McClellan and Erik Simonsen called upon the U.S. attorney for New Jersey to monitor the state’s upcoming primary elections on July 7.  The lawmakers also introduced a resolution Monday in the Assembly (ACR185) calling for fair and legal...

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