Voting groups ask to join case fighting county lines in NJ primary

New Jersey 101.5

Voting-rights advocacy groups filed a legal brief Tuesday asking to participate in a lawsuit that seeks to end use of ‘the line’ to benefit party-backed preferred candidates in designing ballots for primary elections. The underlying federal lawsuit, Conforti v. Hanlon, was filed last July. The new supporting brief was filed by the League of Women Voters of New Jersey and Salvation and Social Justice, represented by the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice and Campaign Legal Center.

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