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Department of State, Division of Elections

New Jersey Voter Information Portal

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary of State
Voting Questions? Call 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)
NJ Division of Elections

How To Vote In New Jersey

Here are the 3 ways you can vote in the upcoming General Election...

 

1. VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT

Registered voters can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot by following the instructions found at VOTE.NJ.GOV or contacting their County Clerk.

Then, VOTE and RETURN your ballot one of the following ways...

Mail: Your vote-by-mail ballot MUST be postmarked on or before 8:00 p.m. November 2 and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before November 8.
Secure Ballot Drop Box: Place your vote-by-mail ballot in one of your county’s secure ballot drop boxes by 8:00 p.m. on November 2. Drop box locations can be found at VOTE.NJ.GOV.
Board of Elections Office: Deliver your vote-by-mail ballot in person to your county’s Board of Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. on November 2. County Election Officials’ contact information can be found at VOTE.NJ.GOV.

2. IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING

This new option enables all registered voters to cast their ballot in person, using a voting machine, during a nine-day period prior to Election Day. You can now choose to vote, in person, when it’s most convenient for your schedule.

No matter where you live in the county, you can vote your specific ballot at any of your county’s designated in-person early voting locations. Find your county’s locations at VOTE.NJ.GOV.

In-person early voting locations will be open Saturday, October 23 through Sunday, October 31. Hours will be Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.

3. AT YOUR POLLING PLACE ON ELECTION DAY

Vote in person at your polling place, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 2.

Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.

Go to VOTE.NJ.GOV for your polling place, listed on the Polling Locations page.

 

NOTE: Vote-by-mail ballots CANNOT be returned to your early voting location or polling place.

 

 

 

Page Last Updated: 09/17/21

 

 


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