14 Oct: Van Drew Bill To Create Internet Voting Program For Military Personnel Approved By Committee

TRENTON – Legislation sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew to create a program allowing military personnel to vote online in certain elections while abroad was approved today by the Senate State Government, Wagering, Tourism and Historic Preservation Committee.

The bill (S-2247) would create a pilot project to allow Internet voting by military personnel who are unable to vote in New Jersey due to their service. The program would permit online voting in both the primary and general elections of the pilot year, and would begin six months after the November General Election occurring in the calendar year the bill is signed.