Voting in New Jersey
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Voting in 2012 Primaries • Voting on November 6, 2012
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To vote in New Jersey, you must meet the following requirements:
When and where
Voting on election day
- See also: State Poll Opening and Closing Times
All voters are eligible to vote absentee in New Jersey. There are no special eligibility requirements for voting absentee.
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.
Military and overseas voting
For full details, visit the Federal Voting Assistance Program here.
New Jersey does not have a state-wide early voting system in place.
- New Jersey Department of State, "Vote by Mail Applications," accessed December 16, 2013
- New Jersey Department of State, "Voter Registration - Frequently Asked Questions," accessed December 16, 2013
- Politico, "New Jersey to allow voting by e-mail and fax" November 4, 2012
- National Conference of State Legislatures "Absentee and Early Voting," accessed December 16, 2013
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