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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

August

August 14- 3 p.m.
Drawing of Ballot Position for General Election Candidates by the County Clerks
(85 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:14-12
Deadline for Independent Candidates to Decline Nomination for General Election
(70 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:13-16
2017 General Election Timeline

September

September 5
Nomination Petition Filing Deadline for New Nomination Petition to fill a Vacancy for
Independent Candidates and School Election Candidates for the General Election
(before 4:00 p.m. on or before 64th day prior to election)
N.J.S.A. 19:13-19

September 5
Nomination Petition Filing Deadline for Municipal Non-Partisan Candidates to be voted at the
November General Election
(on or before 64th day prior to election)
N.J.S.A. 40:45-8

September 8
Deadline for Withdrawal of School Board Candidates
(60 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:60-7

September 8
Deadline to Submit Public Question for November School Board
Elections to the County Clerk by the School Board Secretary
(60 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:60-4

September 12
Publication of Notice of Mail-In Ballot Availability for General Election by County Clerks
(prior to the 55th day before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:63-6

September 16
Drawing of Ballot Positions for Municipal Non-Partisan Candidates to be Voted at the
November General Election
(Municipal Clerk must coordinate Ballot Draw)

September 17 - October 16
Publication of Notice of General Election by County Boards of Election
(within 30 days before the close of registration election)
N.J.S.A. 19:12-7

September 18
Deadline for Preparation of Official General Election Ballot for Printing
(50 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:14-1
* County Commissioner of Registration is to provide notice to the two County Chairpersons of the date to inspect voting
machines after they have been prepared for the upcoming election. This date will vary from county to county. N.J.S.A. 19:48-6

September 23
Commencement of Mailing of Mail-In Ballots for General Election
(45 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:63-5, N.J.S.A. 19:63-9

October

October 17
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election

(21 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:31-6

October 17
Mandated Evening Voter Registration Available for General Election in Offices of County
Commissioners of Registration

(optional for Municipal Clerks)
(21 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:31-2
2017 General Election Timeline

October 24
Deadline for Filing of Challenger Appointments for General Election
(second Tuesday preceding election)
N.J.S.A. 19:7-3

October 29 - November 4
Publication of Notice of General Election by County Boards of Election
(once during the calendar week prior to election)
N.J.S.A. 19:12-7

October 31
Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for General Election
(not less than 7 days prior to election)

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

November 1
Mailing of Sample Ballots for General Election
(on or before 12 noon on Wednesday preceding the election)
N.J.S.A. 19:14-25

November 3
Deadline for Application to Receive General 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

November 6 – by 3:00 p.m.
Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for General Election
(up to 3:00 p.m. on the day before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

November 7
General Election

(Tuesday after first Monday in November)
N.J.S.A. 19:2-3, N.J.S.A. 19:15-2


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