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New Jersey

Upcoming Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

July 16, 2024

New Jersey Congressional House District 10 Special Primary Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Received by: June 25, 2024
Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline
  • Post received: July 9, 2024
  • In-Person: July 15, 2024 3:00PM EDT

Completed Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline
  • In-Person: July 16, 2024 8:00PM EDT
  • Postmarked: July 16, 2024
  • Post received: July 22, 2024 8:00PM EDT
Early Voting: July 12 – July 14, 2024

September 18, 2024

New Jersey Congressional House District 10 Special Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Received by: August 28, 2024
Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline
  • Post received: September 11, 2024
  • In-Person: September 17, 2024 3:00PM EDT

Completed Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline
  • In-Person: September 18, 2024 8:00PM EDT
  • Postmarked: September 18, 2024
  • Post received: September 24, 2024 8:00PM EDT
Early Voting: September 8 – September 16, 2024

November 5, 2024

New Jersey General Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Received by: October 15, 2024
Mail-in Ballot Request Deadline
  • Post received: October 29, 2024
  • In-Person: November 4, 2024 3:00PM

Completed Mail-in Ballot Return Deadline
  • In-Person: November 5, 2024 8:00PM
  • Postmarked: November 5, 2024
  • Post received: November 11, 2024 8:00PM
Early Voting: October 26 – November 3, 2024

Helpful Resources

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to vote

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What's on your
ballot

Mail-in Voting

Any voter may apply for vote-by-mail by completing the Application for Vote-By-Mail Ballot and returning the application to their County Clerk.

After you complete your Vote-By-Mail Ballot, return your ballot by one of three ways, mail it back, place it in one of your county’s Secure Ballot Drop Box Locations or return it to your County Board of Elections Office.

See more information about vote-by-mail here

Early Voting

Early voting begins in-person nine days before Election Day. Hours will be Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.

Early voting is now available for primary elections as well as general elections in every county.

What to Expect
on Election Day

On Election Day, polls are open from 6 AM to 8 PM EST. 

This is a paper ballot election. All active, registered voters will receive a vote-by-mail ballot in the mail. Vote in person by provisional paper ballot will be provided at your polling place on Election Day. Provisional ballots are just like vote-by-mail ballots and will count.

Find your polling location.

Voter ID Requirements

Photo ID is not required to vote on Election Day unless you are a first-time voter that applied to vote by mail and did not provide your driver’s license or Social Security number.

Click here for more information on voter ID in New Jersey

Language Access

Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters. 

Section 208

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.” 

It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose. 

Have questions or need help voting?

Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.