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Voter Information

To register in New Jersey you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • I am at least 17 years old, and understand that I may not vote until reaching the age of 18.
  • A resident of the county for 30 days before the election
  • You are NOT currently serving a sentence, probation or parole because of a felony conviction

The registrant must complete a Voter Registration Application and/or Party Affiliation Form. Mail or deliver the Voter Registration Application and/or Party Affiliation Form to the County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections for your county.

State of NJ Division of Elections

http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/

Hudson County Clerk's Office

http://www.hudsoncountyclerk.org/elections/default.htm

Voter Registration Form

http://www.njelections.org/form_pdf/voter-regis-forms/76-voter-registration-english-hudson.pdf

Vote by Mail Application

http://www.hudsoncountyclerk.org/elections/vote-mail-ballot2012.pdf

Important Dates

May 15

Certification of Polling Places by County Boards of Election

N.J.S.A. 19:8-4

May 15          

Filing of Certification of Accessible Polling Places to the Secretary of State by the County Boards of Election

N.J.S.A. 19:8-3.4

 

May 16          

Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election

(21 days before election)

N.J.S.A. 19:31-6

 

May 16          

Mandated Evening Voter Registration Available for Primary Election in Offices of County Commissioners of Registration

(optional for Municipal Clerk)
(21 days before election)

N.J.S.A. 19:31-2

 

May 23          

Deadline for Filing of Challenger Appointments for Primary Election  

(second Tuesday preceding election)

N.J.S.A. 19:7-3

 

May 28 – June 3

Publication of Notice of Primary Election by County Boards of Election

(once during the calendar week prior to election)

N.J.S.A. 19:12-7

 

May 30          

Publication of Challenge and Complaint Procedures for Primary Election by County Boards of Election

(7 days before election)

N.J.S.A. 19:12-9

 

 

May 30

Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for Primary Election

(not less than 7 days prior to election)

N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

 

May 31

Mailing of Sample Ballots for Primary Election      
(on or before 12 noon on Wednesday preceding election)

N.J.S.A. 19:23-34

 

June

 

June 2

Deadline for Application to Receive Primary Election Mail-In Ballots by Electronic Means for Qualified Overseas Civilian and Military Voters

(4th day before election)

N.J.S.A. 19:59-4

 

June 5 – by 3:00 p.m.
Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for Primary Election

(up to 3:00 p.m. on the day before election)

N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

 

June 5

Publication of Challenge and Complaint Procedures for Primary Election by County Boards of Election

(1 day before election)

N.J.S.A. 19:12-9

 

June 6

Last day for Testing of Electronic Scanning Equipment for Tabulation of Paper Ballots for Primary Election

(day of election)

(notice to be given 48 hours prior to the start of testing)

N.J.S.A. 19:53A-8

June 6

Primary Election Day

(Tuesday after first Monday in June)

N.J.S.A. 19:2-1, N.J.S.A. 19:23-40

 

June 6          

Deadline for Submission of Primary Election Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election

(by 8:00 p.m. on the day of election)

N.J.S.A. 19:63-16


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