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S 2364 - Requires Early Voting to be Available for Certain Elections - Key Vote

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Chris Christie vetoed this Legislation.

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Legislation - Veto Override Failed (Senate) (24-16) -
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Legislation - Vetoed (Executive) -

Title: Requires Early Voting to be Available for Certain Elections

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (46-31) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Early Voting to be Available for Certain Elections

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires early voting to be available for certain elections, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Requires registered voters to be permitted to vote 15 days before the election at specially designated polling locations before the primary election and before the general election (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires the county to designate the numbers of specially designated polling locations as follows (Sec. 1):
    • If the county has less than 150,000 registered voters, 3 specially designated polling locations; 
    • If the county has between 150,000 and 300,000 registered voters, 5 specially designated polling locations; and
    • If the county has more than 300,000 registered voters, 7 specially designated polling locations. 
  • Requires early voting sites to be open on Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm, and on Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the county to make known to registered voters the days, hours, and locations where early voting is available in the county (Sec. 9).
  • Requires each county board of elections to publish a daily tally of the number of voters who cast a ballot during the previous day (Sec. 4). 
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (24-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Requires Early Voting to be Available for Certain Elections

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that requires early voting to be available for certain elections, effective July 1, 2013.

Highlights:
  • Requires registered voters to be permitted to vote 15 days before the election at specially designated polling locations before the primary election and before the general election (Sec. 1). 
  • Requires the county to designate the numbers of specially designated polling locations as follows (Sec. 1):
    • If the county has less than 150,000 registered voters, 3 specially designated polling locations; 
    • If the county has between 150,000 and 300,000 registered voters, 5 specially designated polling locations; and
    • If the county has more than 300,000 registered voters, 7 specially designated polling locations. 
  • Requires early voting sites to be open on Monday through Saturday from 10 am to 8 pm, and on Sunday from 10 am to 6 pm (Sec. 1).
  • Requires the county to make known to registered voters the days, hours, and locations where early voting is available in the county (Sec. 9).
  • Requires each county board of elections to publish a daily tally of the number of voters who cast a ballot during the previous day (Sec. 4). 
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Requires Early Voting to be Available for Certain Elections

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