BLOOMFIELD, NJ-- In order to prevent any confusion and educate residents about the July primary, Mayor Michael Venezia, Municipal Clerk Louise Palagano and County Clerk Chris Durkin will be holding a virtual voter information session on Wednesday, June 10 at 5:00pm. As a result of COVID-19, the July New Jersey primary will be conducted almost entirely by mail. 

“It is the priority of our township to ensure that every resident is able to exercise their constitutional right to vote in this upcoming primary election,” said Mayor Michael Venezia. “We will have multiple polling stations open in case a resident has an issue that arises while trying to vote though because of COVID-19 we encourage residents to vote by mail if they can.”  

To take part in the event, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82267338255?pwd=Y3QzWUhVREpNQU1QOEcxMGU1cXM4QT09 and enter the password 036443 or call in to 1301-715-8592 and enter the Webinar ID 822 6733 8255 and password 036443.

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All active registered Democratic and Republican voters will be receiving a mail-in ballot prior to the primary election that must be returned no later than July 7. The ballot must be filled out and signed however, no postage is required. Vote by mail applications will be sent to all active voters that are registered as unaffiliated and all inactive voters registered as Democrat and Republican.

If you are not registered to vote and wish to take part in the July election, you must register by Tuesday, June 16. If a resident does not receive a vote by mail ballot or cannot vote by mail due to a disability, they may do so provisionally.  

The Municipal Clerk’s office will be open from 8:30am to 9:00pm on June 16 (registration deadline) to anyone that would like to register to vote. The Clerk’s office is located in the Bloomfield Municipal Building in room 214. 

Contact the Bloomfield Municipal Clerk’s Office for a voter registration form or to change your address by calling 973-680-4191 or emailing twpclerk@bloomfieldtwpnj.com. Leave a message with your name and address and a form will be mailed to you.