TRENTON, NJ, Sept. 14, 2023 – Lieutenant Governor Tahesha Way, who serves as New Jersey’s chief election official, and the New Jersey Division of Elections are reminding candidates and voters of key dates and the upcoming timeline for the November 7, 2023 General Election. This information can also be found by visiting Vote.NJ.Gov or calling 1-877-NJ-Voter (1-877-658-6837).
Commencement of Mailing of Mail-In Ballots for General Election
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election
October 28 - November 5
Early Voting Period
Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for General Election
November 6 – by 3:00 p.m.
Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for General Election
General Election Day
Deadline for Post Office Receipt of Mail-In Ballots from the General Election
Deadline for Receipt of Timely Mailed Postmarked Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election
“Voters should be aware of these dates and deadlines as they prepare to participate in the 2023 General Election,” said Lieutenant Governor Tahesha Way. “Voters with questions should seek out information from trusted official sources, like the Division of Election or their county and local election officials. Everything New Jersey voters need to know to cast their ballots can be conveniently found at Vote.NJ.Gov. You can register to vote, find your polling location or a county early voting site, find secure ballot drop boxes, and more.”
“New Jersey’s election officials are working diligently to make sure that every eligible New Jersey voter is able to participate freely and fairly in this year’s election,” said Assistant Secretary of State Dr. Lauren Zyriek Enriquez, who serves as Acting Director of the New Jersey Division of Elections. “Every election matters and we are committed to ensuring that voting in New Jersey is safe, simple, and secure.”
Eligible registered voters can apply for a mail-in ballot by following the instructions found at VOTE.NJ.GOV or contacting their County Clerk. Voters will not automatically receive a mail-in ballot to participate in the 2023 General Election. Instructions to vote by mail include:
Returning a mail-in ballot is once again as easy as VOTE, SIGN, SEAL, RETURN. Return options include:
For full details on the 2023 General Election, visit VOTE.NJ.GOV, contact local election officials, or call the Voter Information and Assistance Line at 1-877-NJ-Voter (1-877-658-6837).