Watch Out, New Jersey Voters, Mail-In Ballot Rules Have Changed

WNYC | September 13, 2018 | Elections 2018, Politics
Residents who voted by mail in 2016 have been automatically registered to cast their ballots by mail in 2018

Credit: Alexander F. Yuan
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A law passed last month aimed at making it easier to vote by mail in New Jersey has voters confused and county clerks rushing to notify residents of key rule changes.

According to the bill, which Gov. Phil Murphy signed August 10, voters who mailed in their ballots for the 2016 general election are automatically registered to vote by mail unless they opt out.

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