Challengers Blast NJ Senate Election To State High Court

Law360, New York (June 17, 2013, 5:07 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate ruling backing Gov. Chris Christie's ability to have voters pick a replacement for the late U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg 20 days before the Nov. 5 general election overstates the governor’s authority and encourages voter suppression, opponents told the state Supreme Court on Monday.

Plaintiffs Giuseppe Grillo, Joseph Danielson and Marie Corfield said in a brief that the Appellate Division ignored applicable law as well as “the respective rights of candidates and voters to run for office and elect their representatives without unnecessary...
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