Third Congressional District Candidate Martin Weber sees this year’s election as an opportunity to sure up the actual electoral process.

“I support Voter ID,” declares Weber. “Look at all of the things you need to show a driver’s license for whether it’s at the bank or to even return an item to a store…you show identification…why not when you go to vote?” Voter ID is not a common campaign issue in New Jersey, but it does receive general national attention as it is a core issue in midwest and southwestern states.

The Barnegat resident is also advocating for an updated voter registration list, as the state has ordered that the counties send ballots out to all people on the voter rolls across the 21 counties for this year’s General Election. Various news outlets have been citing examples of  some households that received duplicate ballots, ballots for deceased relatives, or ballots for people who haven’t lived in the home for years.

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“I’m hearing from people they received a ballot for a relative who has been dead for almost six years now,” says Weber. “We have to figure out a way to update these lists…because this is where you’ll likely see voting challenges and potential voter fraud.”

The Independent candidate and business owner recognizes the great work being done by the staff working at the Board of Elections and County Clerks offices. “Scott Colabella’s office has been doing a great job under these current conditions,” says Weber. “I’m sure if we come up with a process to get this done, they will be up to the challenge to getting it done.”