Election 2020

Trump Campaign Sues New Jersey Over Mail-In Ballots

New Jersey will still utilize polling stations, but the campaign is challenging Gov. Phil Murphy's decision to send mail-in ballots to residents.

Trump Campaign Sues New Jersey Over Mail-In Ballots
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President Donald Trump's re-election campaign filed a lawsuit against New Jersey. 

The state will still utilize polling stations, but the campaign is challenging Gov. Phil Murphy's decision to send mail-in ballots to all 8 million people living there. 

The campaign filed a similar lawsuit against Nevada earlier this month. President Trump has long decried mail-in voting as "fraudulent," despite evidence to the contrary. 

Election officials nationwide have encouraged the use of mail-in ballots to offset the potential dangers of voting in-person during the pandemic.