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In the Middle with Joey Bloch: Julia Sass Rubin Talks County Organizational Line

Rutgers Edward J. Bloustein School of Public Policy Associate Dean Julia Sass Rubin joins Joey to discuss the Third Circuit Court of Appeals upholding the decision to strike down the County Organizational Line for this year’s Democratic Primary, the upcoming case that could get rid of it permanently and how to engage the average voter in an office block system.

Rubin Op Ed: What Must Be Done to Turn New Jersey into a Real Democracy?

“First and foremost, candidate order matters. There is a rich literature around what is known as the primacy effect that indicates being first on the ballot is helpful. To counter this effect, many states randomize the order of candidate names by voting district. This is easily done by computer and the process of ballot creation is quick, inexpensive, and fair.”

Stamato Op-Ed: Grease from pork does not aid good governing

A new op-ed by Linda Stamato highlights concerns over the allocation of pork barrel earmark funds by New Jersey lawmakers. She argues that these funds, intended for local projects, are being distributed without proper transparency and accountability, leading to...

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