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Governor Murphy Clarifies Procedures for Upcoming Elections


TRENTON – Today, Governor Phil Murphy clarified the procedure for conducting school and fire district elections in municipalities where they will occur simultaneously on April 20th. Through this executive order, these municipalities will be able reconcile the differences with regard to ballot, location, and hours for each respective election.

“Due to the pandemic, my Administration had to make modifications to our upcoming elections to ensure that our voters are able to have their voices heard in a safe manner,” said Governor Murphy. “Today’s executive order will allow our local election officials sufficient time to properly prepare for the elections as well as conserve time and resources.”  

Copy of Executive Order No. 223