Letters about Voting

Not Standing Up for Voting Rights Undermines Democracy
Ann Pompelio
Published: 01/16/2022
Voter suppression undermines democracy. Normalizing sedition undermines democracy. Accepting the Big Lie of a “stolen election” undermines democracy. Read More
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In Trying Times We Must Make Sure That Voters Exercise Their Hard Won Rights
John Willard
Published: 11/14/2021
But most New Jersey citizens decided to vote for apathy. And they do this at a time when voters in at least 18 other states, governed by Republicans, are fighting new laws that restrict the right to vote. Read More
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Too much political labeling
Salvatore Schifano
Published: 11/04/2021
There’s been much political labeling during this last tumultuous decade, much of it due to the false narratives and conspiracy theories kept alive on social media and selected news networks. Read More
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November 2nd is Election Day, Now is the TIme to Make Your Voting Plan
Elizabeth Redwine
Published: 10/01/2021
The general election is November 2nd. It’s time for everyone to make a voting plan- are you going to vote in person? By Mail? By dropping a ballot in one of the drop boxes? Read More
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Dismantle the Racist Electoral College
John Willard
Published: 10/05/2020
This antiquated system ensures that voters in less populous states carry greater “weight” than those in more populous states. For instance, one analysis calculates that voters in Wyoming have three times more clout than the average citizen, while New Jersey is slightly below the average. Read More
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Existential Threat to Democracy
Emma Cortese
Published: 09/27/2020
Citizens must mobilize to ensure an overwhelming rejection of this autocratic regime in November with an incontrovertible vote: emphatic repudiation of this explicit threat to the bedrock principle of democracy. Read More
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In the Year of Coronavirus, You Must Be an Active Voter
Laura Morowitz
Published: 08/26/2020
Your part in this election starts TODAY. Protect our democracy. Read More
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Drop The Line From The Ballot
Matt Dragon @matt_dragon
Published: 02/29/2020
Ever notice the “Vote Line A” signs for the Primary Election? Have you ever thought about what those signs really mean? Primaries are already divided by party with no competing sides vying for your vote. When you vote in the Primary on June 2nd, who would benefit from voters “voting the line” in the Primary? Read More
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How The Line Impacts How People Vote
Laura Morowitz
Published: 01/10/2020
Just because a candidate isn’t in column one doesn’t make them less worthy--it just means they haven’t been “anointed” by the big Jersey machine! Read More
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Dems shouldn’t take voters for granted
Bill Beren
JoAnn Katzban
Published: 11/24/2019
We realize that our lone dissents were not sufficient to change the outcome of the election, but hopefully this letter will lead candidates to take heed. Read More
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