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League of Women Voters Meeting to Focus on Security of Ballots

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NEW PROVIDENCE, NJ - The League of Women Voters of Berkeley Heights, New Providence & Summit will be hosting a meeting on Tuesday, Sept. 26. The meeting is being held at 7:30 p.m. at the De Corso Community Center, 15 East 4th Street in New Providence.   Dennis Kobitz, the director of the Union County Board of Elections is the speaker.   

"People who register to vote expect a guarantee of privacy. We are presenting this program to let the public know that there is privacy at the ballot box", stated Susan Ferris Rights, co-president of the League. "It is important for the voting public to feel secure with the election coming up in November." 

 Kobitz will talk about the process from voter registration to confirming the information (looking out for fraud) to the voting machine safety from hacking. He plans to share anecdotal stories to illustrate what Union County does to ensure the privacy of voters and the sanctity of the voting machines. 

The meeting is open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. For more information contact 908-898-0565

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