NEWBURGH – Assemblymember Jonathan Jacobson (D-Newburgh) has been named as chair of the Election Day Operations and Voter Disenfranchisement subcommittee.
“I am excited to be named as chair of this important subcommittee, said Jacobson. “I appreciate the Speaker’s recognition of my background and experience in election law matters.”
“We passed significant voter reforms, including early voting, this past January.Early voting will take place for the first time this November.It is this subcommittee’s job to help make sure that early voting is implemented smoothly. I will be working with the State and County Boards of Elections and voting advocates to review the process and recommend improvements both before and after November,” said Jacobson.
“Voting should be simple and easy. That will always be our goal,” concluded Jacobson.
Jacobson is also a member of the Transportation, Insurance, Cities, Local Governments, and the full Election Law Committees.