The Bad: Rigged NJ Primary Election Ballot, Bergen County. Bergen Record endorses Iraq vet, Castle. Gussen, a stooge of machine, beats Castle 2 to 1 in Bergen. In partial counties of district, where Castle has the "line" and is "bracketed" with Obama, Castle beats Guessen 10 to 1. Superior Court Judge, Mary Jacobson does not allow this and other evidence in court, Stein v. New Jersey, Merc L1212-14
101.151 Specifications for ballots.—
(c) When more than one candidate is nominated for office, the candidates for such office shall qualify and run in a group or district, and the group or district number shall be printed beneath the name of the office. Each nominee of a political party chosen in a primary shall appear on the general election ballot in the same numbered group or district as on the primary election ballot
NJSA 19:14-6 Column designations; accompanying instructions
From each end of such six-point diagram rule there shall be printed a four-point diagram rule extending at right angles and from such six-point rule to within not less than a half inch of the lower edge of the paper. Between these four-point rules and parallel to them and beginning at the six-point rule there shall be printed eight-point diagram rules to divide the ballot into vertical columns......NJSA 19:14-7. Printed rulings on ballot
In each column, immediately below the six-point rule, shall be printed the proper word or words to designate the column, to be known as the "column designation."
In the columns at the extreme left shall be printed the name of each of the political parties which made nominations at the next preceding primary election every year, directly under which shall appear the words "to vote for any candidate whose name appears in the column below, mark a cross x, plus + or check in the square at the left of the name of such candidate. Do not vote for more candidates than are to be elected to any office." Such columns shall be three inches in width.
The column next to the right of such columns shall be designated "personal choice, "under which shall appear the words" in the blank column below, under the proper title of office, the voter may write or paste the name of any person for whom he desires to vote, whose name is not printed on this ballot, and shall mark a cross x, plus + or check in the square at the left of such name. Do not vote for more candidates than are to be elected to any office." There shall also be the same instructions regarding electors of president and vice-president which now appear at the head of all other columns. This column shall be four inches in width.
The remaining column or columns, as the case may be, shall each be designated "Nomination by Petition," under which shall be printed the words "to vote for any candidate whose name appears in the column below mark a cross x, plus + or check in the square at the left of the name of such candidate. Do not vote for more candidates than are to be elected to any office." These columns shall be four inches in width.
Below the column designations and accompanying instructions and not more than one and one-half inches below the six-point diagram rule and parallel thereto, shall be printed a six-point diagram rule extending across the entire ballot from one four point rule to the other. NJSA 19:14-8 Arrangement of ballots
Below such six-point rule and parallel thereto, extending across the entire ballot from one four-point rule to the other, shall be printed two-point hair line rules approximately five-sixteenths inch and not over twenty-four points apart of a number sufficient to meet the requirements of the party columns.
In place of the last two-point hair line rule there shall be printed a six-point diagram rule, extending across the entire ballot from one four-point rule to the other, at which the eight-point diagram rules dividing the ballot into vertical columns shall terminate.
Everybody knows that the boat is leaking
Everybody knows that the captain lied
Everybody got this broken feeling
Like their father or their dog just died L. Cohen
New Jersey, the Soprano State. Election chicanery. I was a witness.
the use of trickery to achieve a political, financial, or legal purpose.
An very wizened ex-candidate for political office in NJ .... HELLO NEW JERSEY! ... says this about his former state: New Jersey's non-salaried/rat fink party bosses ... lobbyists and/or lawyers in private sector ... thoroughly control their candidates, elected officials (judges too, sorry to say) and election outcomes.
The Rigged Ballot and the NJ Election Ballot Chicanery And The Column Of Endorsed Candidates Using A Common Slogan To Steer Most Voters Their Way In The Primary Picture Board, below.
Florida election law side by side with NJ election law. (Jason Castle story continues further down)
Gary Stein for Congress Fl., 20th District
The Good: Florida Primary Election Ballot, typical of 48 other states, Guam, Puerto Rico and U.S. Samoa.