Jersey City Ward C council candidate Kevin Bing will be hosting a bike ride to the polls on Saturday to kickoff the first day of early voting in New Jersey history.
By John Heinis/Hudson County View
“Bike with Bing to the Polls” will kick off at Bergen Square at 12:00 noon on Saturday, October 23rd and ride up to Pershing Community Center where riders will cast their early votes.
“We hope that this bike ride will bring Jersey City residents out to practice their right to vote. Transportation alternatives and traffic safety are a fundamental part of my campaign’s platform,” Bing said in a statement.
“My team and I are hoping that not only to raise awareness about how important it is to vote in this election but also the importance of making it safe to get from point A to point B.”
Early voting will be held every day from October 23rd to 31st. Early voting polling sites in Jersey City are at Pershing Field Community Center, the Gallo Center, and City Hall.
Polling locations will be open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. through 8:00 p.m., as well as on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. through 6:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary.