This article published in NJ.com is by the South Jersey Times Editorial Board. Here is an excerpt:
You’ve heard plenty about voter intimidation and suppression recently.
Talked about far less is “candidate intimidation.” With New Jersey’s 2021 party primary nomination deadline in the rearview mirror for a week, this is a good time.
Our state’s ballot design alone is enough to scare off a bunch of intra-party challengers. That’s what the pols mean when they discuss candidates who get, or who do not get, “the line.” Those who do get “the line” run under the same slogan and the same vertical column as the most popular party incumbents or candidates, from presidents, to U.S. senators to governors.
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