Monthly Archives: June 2015

Do New Jersey’s voter laws need to be fixed?

Upsidedown NJ capitol building

 

Do New Jersey’s voter laws need to be fixed? Our state representatives seem to think so and are willing to go to great lengths to make sure they become enacted into law. Senate President, Steve Sweeney, is most insistent that changes are needed and the laws we have now are antiquated.

Why is this issue even being addressed and why are they pushing very hard to make these changes so that they are written into the law books? The simple answer is that the Democrats want more voters and they of course need them to be registered Democrats. Per the NJ.com and the Washington Post Hillary Clinton is urging changes to our state voter laws which will in some way benefit the Democratic Party. What she wants is “federal legislation that would automatically register Americans to vote at age 18 and would mandate at least 20 days of early voting ahead of election days in all states.” Continue reading Do New Jersey’s voter laws need to be fixed?