SETON HALL LAW — Many political observers point to the war between Russia and Ukraine as the frontline of democracy. However, a recent symposium held at Seton Hall Law School in Newark argued that a quieter battle for democracy is being waged here in New Jersey. The spark for this fight is the ballot that voters see on Election Day. The unique Garden State political phenomenon that shapes the ballot’s look – known as the “county line” – was called into question as the force that ultimately shapes the state’s political landscape.