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Feb 08

2023 General Election

Posted to The Town Crier - Legislative Backgrounder on February 8, 2024 at 2:51 PM by Ciara Bradley

On November 7, 2023, the General Election was held in all 40 legislative districts, marking the first time the full State Legislature has been on the ballot with redrawn districts since the 2020 census. In addition to voting for the 120 seats in the State Legislature, local ballot referendums included municipal open space, taxes, cannabis, and school funding. A closer look into the election results depicts a rising trend in voting patterns where the voter turnout slightly exceeded 27%, higher than in the previous election. The League has taken a deeper dive into the 2023 results to briefly provide further insight into what they signify for New Jersey’s municipalities. 

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