Monique M. Demopoulos
August 26, 2020
By Monique M. Demopoulos
On Monday, Aug. 24, the Eagleswood Township Committee handed Resolution 2020-86, strongly encouraging the appropriate to in-individual, machine voting for the Nov. 3 common election. The resolution is partly a reaction to the approach of mail-in ballots all through the 2020 primary election last month. It is considered the selection of voters in the course of the primary election signifies only a fraction of the full voters who will vote for the duration of the general election.
The resolution notes, “The practice of predominantly making use of mail-in ballots for all registered voters brought on issues for voter fraud, voter disenfranchisement, postal supply delays, substantial improve in election charges and reliance on a flawed statewide voter/DMV computer system registration database and resulted in considerable delays in the counting of ballots.”
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, New Jersey law permitted voting by mail for any purpose, which would permit residents to vote by mail if they so decide on, even remotely. Consequently, the resolution intends to emphasize voter alternative, encouraging the state to utilize in-man or woman, machine voting in conjunction with mail-in ballots.
The township committee also created a proclamation recognizing September as Hunger Action Thirty day period, whereby the township commits to functioning with Satisfy (formerly The Foods Financial institution of Monmouth and Ocean Counties) to educate residents about the role and significance of foodstuff banking institutions in addressing starvation, as very well as devoting more consideration and methods to the situation of starvation.
The proclamation delivers to mild that the unemployment degree is the highest it has at any time been in the record of the condition of New Jersey. Additionally, 215,000 people today in Monmouth and Ocean counties now count on foods presented by Satisfy and its associates because the starting of the COVID-19 disaster.
Fulfill will join other meals banking companies across the U.S. in internet hosting a lot of gatherings all through the month of September to raise awareness and persuade involvement in starvation reduction efforts. —M.M.D.