CAIR-NJ to Join Lobby Day for Same-Day Voter Registration
(PLAINFIELD, NJ, 5/25/2022) – On May 26, the New Jersey chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-NJ) will join a coalition of more than 30 pro-democracy organizations for a lobby day at the statehouse in Trenton to urge the passage of legislation that would establish same-day voter registration in the New Jersey.
Assembly Bill 1966/Senate Bill S247 would establish same-day voter registration in New Jersey, including on election day.
SEE: Democracy Advocates to Hold Statehouse Rally and Lobby Day for Same-Day Voter Registration
In a statement, CAIR-NJ Executive Director Selaedin Maksut said:
“Voting should be made easy. It is essential that we expand access to the ballot to ensure a fair and health democracy. We urge Muslims and all residents from across New Jersey to rally in Trenton on May 26 to urge lawmakers to pass Same-Day Voter Registration.”
WHAT: Lobby Day for Same-Day Voter Registration in New Jersey
WHEN/WHERE: May 26, 2022, 11 a.m.: Rally in front of Trenton Statehouse
Noon: Lobby Day inside Statehouse, when advocates will urge elected officials to pass A1966/S247 to establish same-day voter registration
CONTACT: CAIR-NJ Executive Director Selaedin Maksut, 908-267-3119, firstname.lastname@example.org
CAIR’s mission is to protect civil rights, enhance understanding of Islam, promote justice, and empower American Muslims.