Last Updated: 9/24/2020
New Jersey COVID-19 Election Information:
For more information, please visit the Department of State New Jersey Division of Elections or call 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837).
Voter registration application (in multiple languages).
Printable forms (in multiple languages).
Refer to the box below for information about ID requirements.
Choosing a political party: You may choose a political party affiliation when you register, but it is not required.
Voter rolls are maintained at the county level. To remove someone from a voter roll, contact the County Clerk.
To register online, you will need your date of birth and one of the following forms of identification:
An ID is not required for mail-in registration, but you must provide the following:
If you do not provide the information listed above, or the information cannot be verified, you will be asked to provide:
If you cannot meet any of the above requirements, you may complete an Affirmation Statement and cast a provisional ballot on election day subject to verification of your eligibility to vote.
If you did not provide identification when registering, or if the identification information could not be verified (i.e., your driver's license number or the last four digits of your social security number), YOU MAY BE ASKED TO SHOW IDENTIFICATION AT THE POLLING PLACE WHEN YOU GO TO VOTE.
Identification may include, but is not limited to, any Current and Valid Photo ID:
Official documents may also be presented for identification:
Offices/Measures That May Appear on the Ballot
President/Vice-President (elected every four years; next election in 2020)
Senator (elected every six years for staggered terms; next election in 2020)
Representative (elected every two years)
Governor/Lieutenant Governor (elected every four years; next election in 2021)
State Senator (four year terms, elected in odd numbered years)
Members of the State Assembly (two year terms, elected in odd numbered years)
Statewide ballot measures
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Other local officials and committee members (e.g., Council members)
Board of Education members and members of other boards and commissions
County offices (e.g., Freeholder/Commissioner, Executive, Sheriff, etc.)
Local ballot measures
Election Day is November 3, 2020
The Campaign Finance Database provides access to candidate, committee, party, and Political Action Committee campaign finance filings
1-888-VE-Y-VOTA (en Español)
1-888-API-VOTE (Asian multilingual assistance)
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