troubleshooting Question

scrollIntoView(); trouble getting it to work

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Here is a code pen with my code
https://codepen.io/jsMarko/pen/c115a9b2edc350fe342c9e2b365d6300?editors=1111
Having trouble in my js

Essentially I am using Template Literal to create anchor buttons that when clicked should scroll to the respective section. However, in the test code in above codepen is not working
I just cant seem to see why its not scrolling
Also note the e.preventDefault is not working either as it is still cycling through the sections because of the Anchor href pointing to them

Here is the area I think is the concern const evListen = document.querySelector('#contactLink'); // getting contactLink

const evListen = document.querySelector('#contactLink'); // getting contactLink
evListen.addEventListener('click', (e) => {
   e.preventDefault();
   let contactEv = document.querySelector('#contact');  
   contactEv.scrollIntoView();
   console.log('It clicked'); // It clicked is working
   });
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