NEW JERSEY - Every voter can help the General Election run as smoothly as possible by filling out and returning your General Election Vote-by-Mail ballot as soon as possible after you receive it.

The following early voting methods are available now, and are in effect until the polls close at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3:

Send it to your County Board of Elections by U.S. Postal Service (postage is prepaid).

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Deposit it in your County Board of Elections secure ballot drop-off box. Click here for drop-off box locations.  The boxes are available on a 24/7 basis until 8:00 p.m. on November 3.

Hand deliver it to your County Board of Elections or County Clerk’s offices. These offices will be open for ballot delivery on November 3 (check with your County Board of Elections for hours of operation). Please note that hand delivery requires voters to present New Jersey identification and sign a register.

Designate a ballot bearer to deposit it in a drop-off box, or hand deliver it to the Board of Elections or County Clerk’s offices (instructions are printed on the ballot).

In addition, on Election Day voters can bring their Vote-by-Mail ballot to your designated polling place. Click here to find your polling place.

Voters who come to your polling place without a Vote-by-Mail ballot will be provided with a provisional paper ballot to use. ADA-accessible voting machines are available only for voters with disabilities.