DAVID WILDSTEIN / NEW JERSEY GLOBE – A state appellate court has ruled Morris County Clerk Ann Grossi should print bi-lingual ballots in Dover, overturning a ruling last June by Superior Court Judge Stuart Minkowitz.

Grossi had refused to bring vote-by-mail and machine ballots in Spanish last year in a hotly contested Democratic primary in Dover, even though U.S. Census figures show a 69.4% Hispanic population – one of thirteen New Jersey municipalities with a Hispanic majority.

With seven days to go before primary election ballots are sent to the printer, the appellate court ordered Minkowitz to issue a new order.  If Minkowitz doesn’t do this quickly, there is no assurance that Grossi will print the ballots in English and Spanish for Dover’s 2019 primary election …

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