2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:44A-37 - Statements from gubernatorial candidates; printing and mailing with sample ballot

NJ Rev Stat § 19:44A-37 (2013) What's This?

19:44A-37. Statements from gubernatorial candidates; printing and mailing with sample ballot
The Election Law Enforcement Commission shall, on or before the forty-fifth day prior to the date on which the general election is to be held, supply each county clerk with the text of statements from each candidate for election to the office of Governor. Each candidate for the office of Governor who wishes a statement mailed on his behalf shall submit to the commission, on forms provided by it, his proposed statement which shall not exceed 500 words in length. Each county clerk shall cause the statements submitted by all such candidates to be printed and mailed with the sample ballot for the general election to each registered voter in the county with a short explanation prepared by the commission that such statements are provided pursuant to this law to assist the voters of this State in making their determination among the candidates for the office of Governor. The cost of printing and mailing such statements shall be paid for by the counties; except that any cost to the counties resulting from the printing and mailing of such statements shall be reimbursed from State funds appropriated to the commission for that purpose on claim therefor made by the county clerk to the commission.

L.1974, c. 26, s. 12, eff. May 6, 1974. Amended by L.1980, c. 74, s. 12, eff. July 23, 1980.

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