Newton to Vote on Moving Municipal Election Dates

On Tuesday, Newton is hosting a special referendum to decide whether future municipal election dates will be moved to the fall. Voters will be answering just one question: "Shall the ordinance, initiated by petition, providing for municipal elections to be moved from May to November, be adopted?"

The petition committee's reasoning behind moving the municipal election is to save money and increase voter turnout. May elections are paid for by the township but November election costs fall on the county. 

However, not everyone thinks it's a good idea. According to the New Jersey Herald, "vote no" signs popped up around Newton earlier this week. 

Read the NJHerald.com story here.

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