In an event of an untimely death -- meaning one that occurs between the time someone casts an early mail-in ballot and the actual election -- he is seeking to pass a law that would allow dead people to vote legally. He says their ballots should still count.
Essex County Clerk Chris Durkin agrees. "Their voices should still be heard. ... Even in death," he told NJ Advance Media's Matt Friedman, in what we hope sounded like a voiceover to a horror movie.The editorial writers are amazed, and rightly so. Really, you can't make this stuff up.