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Posted on: July 28, 2023

Governor Signs Election Reporting Legislation

On Thursday, Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation, which requires periodic reporting of election results on the night of primary and general elections and until the final tally is complete.

A-5176/S-3594 requires vote totals to be posted by 11:59 p.m. on the primary and general election day and by 9 p.m. and each subsequent day until the results are complete. The bill passed the Assembly 73-1 and the Senate 34-1. The legislation takes effect for the 2023 general election and all elections thereafter. 

Contact: Paul Penna, Senior Legislative Analyst,, 609-695-3481, x110.

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