Lawsuit seeks to change design of NJ ballots, claims they seem to give advantage to party favorites

June 9, 2021

New Jersey’s primary election was held on Tuesday, and there is a renewed focus on the design of the ballots themselves.

Critics say that the design is unfair to any candidate not connected to powerful political parties.

A study by Professor Julia Rubin, of the Bloustein School at Rutgers University, found that New Jersey is the only state in the nation with ballots like this – where party bosses actually have the power to design a ballot that gives the upper hand.

News 12 New Jersey, June 8, 2021

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