NJ Spotlight News

Critics want to reform primary ballot, erase ‘party line’

Clip: 06/10/2022 | 4m 26s | Video has closed captioning.

“The line is ... just enough of a thumb on a scale that it tips it," say critics like Sue Altman -- who want to erase the “line” — a powerful tool that New Jersey political parties use to nudge voters toward their preferred candidates by structuring ballots that visually skew their choices. Critics say the party line favors incumbents and gives far too much power to party bosses.

Aired: 06/10/22

Rating: NR

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