Contact the Division of Elections
Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 304
Trenton, NJ 08625-0304

Office Address:
225 West State Street, 5th Floor
Trenton, NJ

Tel: (609) 292-3760
Fax: (609) 777-1280
Email: Feedback@sos.state.nj.us

Petitions for Candidates

The New Jersey Division of Elections accepts petitions on behalf of the Secretary of State, who serves as the Chief Election Official of the State of New Jersey.

Candidate petitions may be filed in person or mailed, but must be received by the deadline date, on or before 4:00 p.m.

Each candidate should read and follow petition instructions below carefully in order to ensure that the petition is accepted for filing.

June 3, 2014 is the Filing Deadline for Independent Candidates wanting to run in the
November 4, 2014 General Election.

Download the Petitions
Democratic Candidates
June Primary Election
Republican Candidates
June Primary Election
Independent Candidates
November General Election

United States Senate

Petition Instructions

Petition

United States Senate

Petition Instructions

Petition

United States Senate

Petition Instructions

Petition

United States
House of Representatives

Petition Instructions

Petition

United States
House of Representatives

Petition Instructions

Petition

United States
House of Representatives

Petition Instructions

Petition

Special Election
United States
House of Representatives

Unexpired Term for
First Congressional District

Petition Instructions

Petition

Special Election
United States
House of Representatives

Unexpired Term for
First Congressional District

Petition Instructions

Petition

Special Election
United States
House of Representatives

Unexpired Term for
First Congressional District

Petition Instructions

Petition

Petition Filing Deadline
March 31, 2014

Petition Filing Deadline
March 31, 2014

Petition Filing Deadline
June 3, 2014

Schedule a Candidate Petition Filing Appointment

In an effort to improve the Petition Filing experience, the Division of Elections is now offering petition filers an opportunity to schedule an appointment prior to the petition filing date. Scheduling an appointment will improve the petition filing process and help reduce the time spent filing your petition.

We suggest filing your petition as early as possible!

Schedule a Filing Appointment

Candidate Information Links
New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (ELEC)
New Jersey Campaign Financing and Lobbying Disclosure