Democracy Advocates File Brief in Case Challenging New Jersey’s Primary Ballot Design

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The New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and Campaign Legal Center today, on behalf of the League of Women Voters of New Jersey and Salvation and Social Justice, filed an amicus curiae brief in Conforti v. Hanlon, a case challenging New Jersey’s use of “the line” and other misleading features in its ballot design. New Jersey is the only state in the country that organizes its primary election ballots by bracketing together a county-supported group of candidates in a column or row (“the line”), rather than listing each office and the candidates for that office in separate sections from one another. 

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