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Department of State

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Lt. Governor and Secretary of State

Division of Elections Reminds Registered Voters of Upcoming April 11 Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation Declaration Forms for Primary Election to be Filed with County Commissioners of Registration

TRENTON, N.J. – The New Jersey Division of Elections wishes to remind all registered voters who are currently affiliated with a political party and who wish to change their party affiliation that the deadline to change party affiliation is Wednesday, April 11, 2018 (55 days before a primary election).

A registered voter currently not affiliated with a political party may declare their party affiliation up to and including primary election day.

Registered voters can check their party affiliation by visiting the Division of Elections website:

The Political Party Affiliation Declaration form is available on the Division of Elections website:

You can print and complete the Political Party Affiliation Declaration Form and mail or deliver to the Commissioner of Registration in your county or you can file it with your municipal clerk. These forms are also available at your local Commissioner of Registration Office.

The contact information for each of the 21 county election offices can be found on the Division of Elections website:


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