Parties Reach Agreement in New Jersey Lawsuit Establishing Fair Ballot Signature Match Process for July 7 Primary Election

Plaintiffs are represented by Campaign Legal Center, New Jersey Institute for Social Justice, and Kaufman Lieb Lebowitz & Frick LLP. “This is a win for New Jersey voters who spoke out and said that they should not have to pass a handwriting test to exercise their constitutional rights,” said Ravi Doshi, senior legal counsel at Campaign Legal Center (CLC). “Reliable mail voting is essential during the ongoing pandemic, so we’re glad the State worked with us to make this timely and important improvement to its mail voting system. But this is just a first step. It is now incumbent on the State to continue improving its mail voting system, and to make permanent the notice and cure provisions that this settlement secures for the July election.”

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