OCEAN – Today, vote-by-mail ballots should begin to reach mailboxes, marking the official beginning of voting in the 2021 New Jersey elections.
As Monmouth County voters begin to cast their ballots, Democrats Vin Gopal, Eric Houghtaling, and Joann Downey are highlighting their record of success on voting rights.
“The right to vote is the cornerstone of our democracy,” said Democrats Vin Gopal, Eric Houghtaling, and Joann Downey. “As Monmouth County residents begin to cast their votes in the 2021 election, we are proud to highlight our record of accomplishment protecting and expanding New Jersey citizens’ access to safe, reliable voting. We are committed to ensuring that citizens can exercise their right to vote and their voices are heard. Our democracy only works when there is mass participation, and making voting easier and removing barriers people have for voting will only strengthen our most fundamental right.”
Below are some of the Gopal, Houghtaling, and Downey team’s top accomplishments on voting rights policy:
Senator Vin Gopal, Assemblyman Eric Houghtaling, and Assemblywoman Joann Downey are running for re-election to serve the 11th Legislative District, which covers 18 municipalities within Monmouth County.