Our Big Fat State Election

Another example of wasteful government spending –

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I live in New Jersey and yesterday I received a notice that a special election will be held on October 16th in which we will elect a new U.S. Senator…and even though that may sound strange (since the National election day is on November 5th, only 20 days later, that’s not the weird part. The weird part is that this special election day is on a WEDNESDAY. In the United States, Who ever elects someone on a Wednesday?

After U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) died on June 3, the NJ state Democrats wanted Gov. Christie to call the special election to fill his seat for Nov. 5, which would be the same day the Governor and candidates for all 120 seats in the Legislature are on the ballot. Why? Well, because…That’s election day!

Governor Christie, however, called for the Senate special election to be on Wednesday, Oct. 16.

This special…

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