Moving ALL elections to November?
This would make complete sense in cash-strapped Hoboken, NJ – but I have a doubtful feeling about the whole situation…
NJ Senate debates election dates…
Not sure if you’ve been paying attention to what’s transpiring in the New Jersey Senate.. but a bill has been floating around about moving the so-called “non-partisan” municipal elections to the same date as the “general” election (second Tuesday of November).
However, since the bill’s introduction – the state government has curiously installed population restrictions on the damn bill!!
On introduction – the bill included ALL non-partisan municipalities in the verbiage – however, it’s been changed to “municipalites with populations under 10,000.”[poll id=”86″]
Obviously, the NJ Governmental “power brokers” in the state added this language to exclude influential municipalities such as Hoboken, Jersey City, and more. What do you think their motive was? This move would be a “WIN-WIN” for us – less money spent on police, more voters coming out, and more. But some political douchebag had to throw a wrench in the whole process…
You cannot win in New Jersey!