Roseff v. Byram Tp., 432 N.J. Super. 8 (App. Div. 2013).  The referendum provision of the Faulkner Act, N.J.S.A. 40:69A-185, which permits citizens to petition for a referendum to seek to overturn a municipal ordinance, is not often invoked.  It is even less frequently the subject of appellate decisions.  This case, however, is

Having agreed to review on an emergent basis an attack on Governor Christie’s decision to schedule a special primary in August and a general election in October to fill the United States Senate seat that had been held by Senator Lautenberg, the Appellate Division has rejected that challenge.  In a lengthy Order issued by Judges Grall, Koblitz, and Accurso, the

In an Order filed late yesterday, and available here, the Appellate Division granted the emergent application of challengers to Governor Christie’s writ of election that scheduled a special primary election in August and a special general election in October to fill the United States Senate seat held by Senator Lautenberg.  The original panel consisted of Judges Grall and Koblitz.  Since a determination was made that the matter should be heard by a three-judge panel, Judge Accurso was adde