The Division of Elections, within the New Jersey Department of State, is seeking New Jersey citizens to assist by serving as board workers. Training is required and will be provided. If you are interested, please fill out the application below and return it to your county's Board of Elections.
Citizens of all ages, including college and high school students, are encouraged to apply. Please do your part to assist your community in ensuring that Election Day in New Jersey is conducted with great competence and responsiveness to the public.
Reimbursement Request Applications:
Public Law 2005 Ch. 146, which took effect on July 12, 2005, states that a voting advisory committee must be established by the county executive or governing body and shall be composed of 7-11 members. The membership of this committee must be composed of 4 county election board members and 3 public members; a representative of the county executive or governing body, at least one person with a disability, and at least one person with ADA training. The committee would be responsible for physically inspecting each polling place with the assistance of a member with a disability.
The committee shall consult with the county board of elections in reference to any inaccessible polling places within the county. The committee shall also receive notice from the Division of Elections of any complaints regarding inaccessible polling places. The voting accessibility advisory committee will also be responsible for filing the polling place report, including a list of any inaccessible polling places, with the Office of the Secretary of State/Division of Elections and the county board of elections by May 15 of each year. This report will be reviewed by the Secretary of State by July 1 of each year.
|Polling Place Accessibility Checklist|
|Polling Place Accessibility Report Form|
|Polling Place Accessibility Report Form Certification|
|Polling Place Accessibility Certification to Designate Polling Places Outside 1000 Feet of an Election District|
|Polling Place Accessibility - List of Polling Places Outside 1000 Feet of an Election District Worksheet|
|Polling Place Accessibility Waiver Certification|
|Polling Place Accessibility Waiver Addendum|
|Voting Equipment Information|
Page Last Updated: 07/01/22