N.J. voters displaced from their homes should be allowed to print out their ballots, lawsuit says

Advocacy groups are asking a judge to order New Jersey to accommodate voters who were displaced from their homes during the coronavirus pandemic and didn’t receive a mail-in ballot.



a hand holding a book: Somerset County election ballot and voting instructions in Bridgewater, N.J. October, 3, 2020 r


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Somerset County election ballot and voting instructions in Bridgewater, N.J. October, 3, 2020 r

The state should give voters the opportunity to receive the same kind of electronically-delivered ballot used for the military, voters who live overseas and disabled voters, the lawsuit said.

The suit, filed Wednesday in state Superior Court in Mercer County by the League of Women Voters of New Jersey and ACLU-NJ, demands the state provide this kind of ballot to displaced voters who do not receive their mail-in ballots by Oct. 30.

“As of now, displaced New Jerseyans have to wait at their mailbox in hopes that the ballot they

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