Helpful Voting Links — New Jersey
Don't miss your next election! New Jersey's primary election will be held on June 2, 2020 and the general election on November 3, 2020. Voters affiliated with a party that wish to participate in New Jersey's closed primary elections under a different affiliation must change party by 55 days before the primary election. In 2020 that deadline is April 8th. Unaffiliated voters may choose to vote in either party's primary.
- Register to Vote
- Check your registration status
- State Election Website
- State Election Dates
- Find your Polling Place
- See Your Ballot
- Absentee Ballot Instructions
- Request an Absentee Ballot
- Felon Voting Laws
- Call the Election Office: (609) 292-3760
- County Election Offices
- County Government Information
Primary/Caucus Info — New Jersey
Only registered voters affiliated with a particular party may vote in its primary, but unaffiliated voters may affiliate at the polls on the day of the primary. See New Jersey Republican Party or Democratic Party sites for more details.
Existing voters in New Jersey must update their party affiliation to their party of choice by April 8, 2020 to participate in the closed presidential primary. New voters may affiliate for the first time up to the May 12, 2020 voter registration deadline.
What's on the ballot?
See Where Your Elected Officials Stand — New Jersey
Voter ID Requirements — New Jersey
What forms of ID are acceptable?
- Any current and valid photo ID, including:
- A driver’s license
- Student or employee photo ID
- Military or other government photo ID
- Store membership photo ID
- U.S. passport
- Any of the following documents if they have your name and address on them:
- Bank statement, car registration, government check or other document, non-photo driver’s license, rent receipt, sample ballot, utility bill (including cell phone bills and student housing bills), or any other official document (including other bills).
Early & Absentee Voting — New JerseyRequest an Absentee Ballot
Early Voting: Ends June 1st at 3:00 pm (In person absentee)A voter may vote by mail by completing the Application for Vote Mail Ballot (found here) and returning the application to their County Clerk. To receive your ballot by mail, the application must be received by the County Clerk 7 days prior to the election, the deadline for the primary election is May 26th. The absentee ballot must be returned to the County Clerk by election day.
A voter may also apply in person to the County Clerk until 3:00PM, the day before the election. For more information click here.