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Local Election Records


See the Bureau of Archives & History Manuscript Collection (referenced below), Boxes 1-03 to 1-10, 1-41 & 1-42, for early local election records.


See also: Secretary of State - Election Filings and related records

Series:
Burlington County
Clerk's Office
Elections Records, 1840-1914
Control #:
CBUCL029
Format:
1.5 c.f. (3 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
Series includes papers for scattered years only.
Finding Aid:
Click here!

Series:
Cape May County
Clerk's Office
Returns of Special Election to Determine the Location of the County Seat and Courthouse, 1848
Control #:
CCPCL003
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)
Arrangement:
By township

Series:
Cape May County
Clerk's Office
Election Records, 1913-1982
Control #:
CCPCL008
Format:
5.5 c.f. (8 boxes, 14 map folders)
Arrangement:
By year, then type, then municipality
Notes:
Includes statements of canvas, tally sheets and election returns for primary and general elections.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Cumberland County
Clerk's Office
Election Records, 1790-1944
Control #:
CCUCL007
Format:
5 c.f. (10 boxes)
Arrangement:
By year
Notes:
Contains election returns, nominations, fund-raising registers, ballots, and other materials.
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Cumberland County
Clerk's Office
Oaths of Members of the Board of Registry and Election, 1904 & 1911
Control #:
CCUCL009
Format:
0.25 c.f. (1 box)
Arrangement:
By year

Series:
Gloucester County
Clerk's Office
Election Records, 1715-1927
Control #:
CGLCL009
Format:
12 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological

Series:
Hunterdon County
Clerk's Office
Local Election Records, ca. 1760-ca. 1885
Control #:
CHNCL007
Format:
15 reels (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Alphabetical by town/township
Notes:
Record of local town and township elections, as reported to the County Clerk.

Series:
Sussex County
Clerk's Office
Election Returns, 1789-1870s
Control #:
CSUCL016
Format:
4 c.f. (9 map folders)

Series:
Bayonne City (Hudson County)
Clerk's Office
Results of Primary Election, First Ward, 10 April 1894
Control #:
MBCCL001
Format:
0.5 c.f. (1 box)

Series:
Bridgewater Township (Somerset County)
Clerk's Office
Poll Lists, 1866 & 1875
Control #:
MBRCL002
Format:
0.1 c.f. (2 vols.)
Notes:
Includes: Registry of Voters, 1st District, 1866; Democratic Poll List for Election District at Somerville, 1875.

Series:
East Orange Township (Essex County)
Clerk's Office
Election Records, 1906-1976
Control #:
MEBCL001
Format:
6 c.f. (6 boxes)

Series:
Howell Township (Monmouth County)
Board of Registry and Election
Register of Voters, Eastern Election District (Lower Squankum), 1907
Control #:
MHWEL001
Format:
0.05 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Kingwood Township (Hunterdon County)
Clerk's Office
Election Books, 1866
Control #:
MKICL001
Format:
0.2 c.f. (2 vols.)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Readington Township (Hunterdon County)
Official Election Ballot for the Democratic Ticket, 1910
Control #:
MRE00001
Format:
0.01 c.f. (ballot and envelope)
Notes:
Includes Woodrow Wilson for Governor; dated 8 November 1910.

Series:
Stockton Town (Camden County)
Clerk's Office
Record of Elections, 1895-1898
Control #:
MSSCL002
Format:
0.1 c.f. (1 vol.)

Series:
Trenton City (Mercer County)
Clerk's Office
Election Records, 1907-1959
Control #:
MTRCL003
Format:
1.5 c.f. (2 boxes)
Finding Aid:
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Series:
Department of Education
New Jersey State Library
Bureau of Archives and History
Manuscript Collection, 1680s-1970s
Control #:
SEDSL006
Format:
41.25 c.f. (66 boxes and 9 map folders); 1 reel (35-mm)
Arrangement:
Chronological within record type
Notes:
Includes early records for: governors, legislature, courts, Hunterdon County, local elections, Revolutionary War, etc.
Finding Aid:
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~ The collections listed on this page represent 66.06 c.f. of paper records and 28 reels of microfilm ~

To contact the New Jersey State Archives about research, reference services, records transfers or donations, please email us at njarchives@sos.state.nj.us


This page last updated 05/17/2006