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The NJ Supreme Court’s Supreme Opportunity: Relegalize Fusion Voting

The Supreme Court may rule that New Jersey’s ban on fusion violates the constitutional rights of free speech and free association enjoyed by all citizens, including those who do not identify with the two major parties. In which case, we will all have a more representative and compromise-oriented party system, and for people like me, we will also get a new centrist party that will slowly but surely test its ideas in the political marketplace.

New Jersey Law Journal

Anti-Fusion Voting’ Laws and the Problem with a Two-Party System

What do former Gov. Christine Todd Whitman, five former members of Congress (two Republicans and three Democrats), the ACLU of New Jersey, the Brennan Center, the Cato Institute, the Rainey Center, and the Libertarian Party of New Jersey, along with a top Democratic election lawyer and a former Bush administration legal counsel all have in common? At first glance, one might say, nothing at all. In fact, this unusual group—along with top scholars from Princeton, Rutgers and elsewhere—are on the same side of a question that will likely soon be before the New Jersey Supreme Court: whether the state’s century-old laws preventing political parties from cross-nominating candidates on the ballot violate the New Jersey Constitution.

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