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Department of State

New Jersey Division of Elections

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

Voter Information Portal

4 Days Until NJ Primary Election Day, Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Track Your Mail-In Ballot

Start by signing into your personal New Jersey Voter Registration System account information. If do not already have an account, you can set up your NJ Voter Information System account or you can also call your County Election Officials to track your Mail-In Ballot.

Remember to Return your completed vote by mail ballot. If YOU CHOOSE TO GO TO THE POLLS YOU WILL RECEIVE A PROVISIONAL PAPER BALLOT. Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.

Vote By Mail Ballot Applications

How to Fill Out Your Vote By Mail Ballot

It’s never been easier – or safer – to #MakeYourMark for the Primary Election on July 7. It’s as easy as VOTE. SIGN. SEAL. & RETURN. Share this video with your friends, family and community so they are informed on how to return their Vote By Mail ballot!

Forgot to Sign Your Mail-In Ballot?

Secretary of the State, Tahesha Way, discusses what to do if you forgot to sign your Vote By Mail Ballot.

Voting By Mail In NJ Is Safe & Easy!

It’s as easy as VOTE. SIGN. SEAL. & RETURN.
#MakeYourMark

County Information

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Vote By Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations for the July 7, 2020 Primary Election

Vote By Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations - Updated 07/01/20 9:30 a.m.

Remember to Return your completed vote by mail ballot. If YOU CHOOSE TO GO TO THE POLLS YOU WILL RECEIVE A PROVISIONAL PAPER BALLOT. Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.

NOTICE - County Boards of Elections

In light of the current climate, we are asking counties not to put ballot drop boxes in front of police stations if other locations exist that meet the Division of Elections’ guidance on availability and surveillance.

If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Division of Elections.

Important Downloads

Single Signature Electronic Candidate Petitions

Effective immediately as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, candidate’s can now obtain signatures electronically on a nominating petition. Please be advised that these are only supplemental signature pages. A candidate/designee will still need to complete all of the required documents (i.e. Certificate of Acceptance, etc.) All of the statutory requirements will remain the same.

Instructions for using the Single Signature Electronic Candidate Petitions


Independent Candidates FOR ELECTORS OF PRESIDENT AND VICE PRESIDENT
Additional required documents

Independent Candidates for the office of UNITED STATES SENATOR
Additional required documents

Independent Candidates for the office of MEMBER OF THE UNITED STATES HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
Additional required documents

Independent Candidates for the office of MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY STATE SENATE 25th LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT
Additional required documents

Independent Candidates for the office of MEMBER OF THE NEW JERSEY GENERAL ASSEMBLY 25th LEGISLATIVE DISTRICT
Additional required documents


County and Municipal Petitions

Initiative and Referendum Petition

Generic County/Town form - One Candidate

Generic County/Town form - Two Candidates

Generic County/Town form - Three Candidates


Pledge of Allegiance
If you are a candidate and you have not already signed and notarized an Oath of Allegiance, please complete a Pledge of Allegiance (which can be found in the additional required documents links above).

Please be advised that the Affidavit of Circulator page does not need to be notarized. A circulator would still need to Print and Sign their name and include their address.


THIS NOTICE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEEDED.

Popular Downloads

 

Candidate Petition Filing Deadlines

  • For Democratic & Republican Candidates
    03/30/20 Before 4:00 p.m.
  • For Independent Candidate Petitions
    06/02/20 Before 4:00 p.m.
    For Independent Candidates For Electors of President and Vice President
    07/27/20 Before 4:00 p.m.

 

Voter Registration Deadlines

  • 02/18/20 March Special School Board Elections
  • 04/03/20 Annual School Board Elections
  • 04/21/20 May Municipal Non-Partisan Election
  • 05/12/20 Primary Election
  • 09/08/20 September Special School Board Elections
  • 10/13/20 General Election
  • 11/17/20 December Special School Board Elections

 

Election Dates

  • 03/10/20 March Special School Board Election
  • 04/21/20 Annual School Board Election
  • 05/12/20 May Municipal Non-Partisan Election
  • 06/02/20 Primary Election
  • 09/29/20 September Special School Board Election
  • 11/03/20 General Election
  • 12/08/20 December Special School Board Election

 

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NOTICE - Nominating Petition Filing

Completed nominating petitions may be submitted in person or electronically by either facsimile or email and must be received by 4:00 pm on July 7, 2020. If the petition is submitted electronically, no hard copy is required to be submitted.

Effective immediately as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, nominating petitions for FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICES can be emailed to the following email addresses or faxed to the number listed below.

If you are an for Independent candidate running for a County or Municipal office, you must provide your petition to your County Clerk.

Please only send petitions for FEDERAL AND STATE OFFICES to the below email addresses:

donna.barber@sos.nj.gov
dawn.schilling@sos.nj.gov

Fax Number:(609) 777-1280

Please be advised that we can currently only accept emails up to 25 megabytes. If you need to send an email larger than 25 megabytes, please send multiple emails. Blank pages should not be included to reduce the size of the document.

Mailing Address
NJ Division of Elections, P.O. Box 304, Trenton, NJ 08625-0304 Office Address 20 West State Street, 4th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608

Telephone Number: 609-292-3760 or 609-218-0463

Fax Number: 609-777-1280

Voting Information & Assistance: 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)

TTY/TDD: 609-292-0034

In your email, please include a telephone number for the Division of Elections to contact you with a confirmation of receipt.

THIS NOTICE WILL BE UPDATED AS NEEDED.

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