Gov. Murphy signs bill to increase transparency in election results reporting

“The consistent and uniform posting of ballots received, counted and remaining following an election—along with a breakdown of vote-by-mail, early voting and Election Day votes—will lead to greater voter trust in our democracy,” said Micauri Vargas, Associate Counsel in the Democracy & Justice Program at the New Jersey Institute for Social Justice. “In recent years, we have seen how inconsistent reporting can lead to voter confusion and, unfortunately, fester conspiracy theories online. This bill will help address those issues, and we commend the legislature and the Governor for passing and signing this legislation.”

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