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Primary Election Information

Here’s what we know so far about the July 7th Primary

  • The July 7th primary will be a primarily vote-by-mail election.
  • ALL registered Democratic and Republican voters will receive a postage-paid vote-by-mail ballot.
  • ALL unaffiliated and inactive voters will receive a postage-paid vote-by-mail ballot application.
  • There will be a limited number of in-person polling places in each county that will be open to ensure that everyone can exercise their right to vote.
  • The deadline by which votes must be received by a county Board of Elections to be counted as valid will be extended from 48 hours after polls close to seven days after polls close.

Important Dates for Voting & Elections

Governor Murphy issued an Executive Order moving the Primary Election, which has caused other important dates to move as well. 

  • May 13 – Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation Declaration Forms for Primary Election to be Filed with County Commissioners of Registration.
  • May 30 – Commencement of Mailing Regular Mail-In Ballots for Primary Election.
  • June 16 – Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election.
  • June 30 – Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for Primary Election.
  • July 7 – Primary Election Day and Deadline for In Person Handing in of Mail-In Ballot.
  • July 9 – Deadline for Receipt of Timely Mailed Postmarked Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election.

To apply to Vote By Mail, you can either:

  • Fill out a prepaid Voter Registration Application and check Box 1 for “Vote By Mail” and Box 14 “I wish to receive a Mail-in Ballot for all future elections until I request otherwise in writing to the County Clerk’s office.”
  • Fill out an Application for Vote By Mail.¬†Find your county form here.

Click here to see a sample application filled out.