Voter Information

Important Dates in 2017

October 17 (Tuesday) – Last day to register to vote in the General Election.

October 31 (Tuesday) – Last day for vote by mail (absentee) ballot applications to be received by the County Clerk by mail in order to vote in General Election.  (Middlesex County Clerk, P.O. Box 1110, 75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901-1110).

November 6 (Monday, 3:00 pm) – Last day to apply for a vote by mail (absentee) ballot in person (or by authorized messenger) at the County Clerk’s office in order to vote in the General Election.

November 7 (Tuesday 6:00 am – 8:00 pm) – General Election


 

Where Do I Vote?

Click here to find out where your voting poll is located!


 

Register to Vote!

To register to vote in New Jersey you must be:
* a U.S. citizen
* 18 years of age by election day
* a resident of the state and county at least 30 days prior to the election
* not denied the right to vote because of idiocy, insanity, serving a sentence or is on parole or probation as a result of a indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States.

After completing the Voter Registration Application, mail it to the Commissioners of Registration office. In addition, this form can be used for name and address changes.

Please note that the Commissioners of Registration cannot accept faxed copies or an electronic transmission of a voter registration form since an original signature is required. The registrant must down load the form and send the hard copy to the Commissioner of Registration.

The registration deadline to vote at the next election is 21 days prior to election day.

Voter Registration Application


 

Now You Can Vote By Mail!

In New Jersey, any voter can now vote by mail in any election. You do not need a reason to Vote by Mail. Don’t feel like going to the polls? Simply vote by mail. Now there is “no excuse” not to vote!

A voter may vote by mail by completing the Application for Vote by Mail Ballot, and returning the application to their County Clerk (County Clerk addresses attached to form). To receive your ballot by mail, the application must be received by the County Clerk 7 days prior to the election. A voter may also apply in person to the County Clerk until 3:00 p.m., the day before the election.

The County Clerk cannot accept faxed or emailed copies of a Application for Vote by Mail Ballot, unless you are a Military or Overseas Voter, since an original signature is required.

Vote By Mail Application