RELEASE: DR. ARATI KREIBICH SUPPORTS GOV. MURPHY’S DECISION TO POSTPONE PRIMARY ELECTION, REITERATES CALL FOR UNIVERSAL VOTE-BY-MAIL

RELEASE: DR. ARATI KREIBICH SUPPORTS GOV. MURPHY’S DECISION TO POSTPONE PRIMARY ELECTION, REITERATES CALL FOR UNIVERSAL VOTE-BY-MAIL

Glen Rock, NJ – Today, Dr. Arati Kreibich released the following statement in response to Governor Phil Murphy’s decision to issue an Executive Order moving New Jersey’s primary election:

“Governor Murphy has made the right decision in postponing the primary election to July 7th. I remain committed to spending the next three months supporting our community in overcoming the COVID-19 pandemic and earning the votes of NJ-5 constituents.

“However, this crisis has made it clearer than ever that universal vote-by-mail is the only solution that will protect voters’ and poll workers’ safety while preserving voting rights in July, November, and beyond. I call on Governor Murphy to act decisively to move New Jersey towards universal vote-by-mail, and I call on New Jersey’s Congressional leadership to fight for vote-by-mail funding in the critical next COVID-19 relief package.”

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Dr. Arati Kreibich is a Councilmember in Glen Rock, a neuroscientist, an immigrant, and a mom. She is running for Congress in New Jersey’s 5th District not only because her representative doesn’t honor our Democratic values, but because we live in an exceptional moment and need bold progressive leadership. Learn more at www.aratiforcongress.com, or visit our press kit.

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