Voting in New Jersey

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This page has information relating to voting in New Jersey. For full information contact your state election agency.

Registration

New Jersey uses a primary system

To vote in New Jersey, you must meet the following requirements:

When and where

Voting on election day

Poll times

See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times

Absentee voting

Eligibility

All voters are eligible to vote absentee in New Jersey. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.[1]

Deadlines

To vote absentee, an absentee ballot application must be received by the county election office at least seven days prior to the election if returned by mail. It can also be submitted in person to the county election office until 3 PM on the day before the election. A returned absentee ballot must then be received by the elections office by the time the polls close on election day.[2]

Military and overseas voting

For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.

2012 updates

In light of the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Lieutenant Governor Kim Guadagno allowed voters to cast their ballots by email and fax.[3]

Early voting

New Jersey does not have a state-wide early voting system in place.[4]

See also

External links

References

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