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Assemblyman Moen-Sponsored “New Voter Empowerment Act” is Now Law

Assemblyman Applauds Governor Signing of A-3690

(TRENTON) — Assemblyman Bill Moen, Jr. issued the following statement in response to the signing of bill A-3690. The legislation permits 17-year-olds to vote in primary election if they turn 18 years old before the next general election.

“With the enactment of the ‘New Voter Empowerment Act,’ we are energizing our youth and telling them we recognize that their voices are vital in shaping the Garden State’s political landscape for the next generation. By engaging 17-year-olds in the democratic process from the outset, we are ensuring that their perspectives are considered in the selection of candidates who will represent them and their communities.”