CRANFORD - New Jersey's Primary Election Day is Tuesday, July 7, and polls are open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

The election, originally scheduled for June 9, will be conducted Tuesday because of the COVID-19 emergency. Here's some important information to know about voting in Cranford:

  • Voting in-person will be done by Provisional Ballot. Only disabled voters will be able to vote on the machine. In-person voters will be asked to complete a paper Provisional Ballot.
  • Your polling place may have changed for this election.
  • Wear a mask inside a polling location.
  • You must maintain six-feet from other voters and poll workers.
  • If you received a Vote By Mail Ballot but haven’t returned it, you can still bring your completed ballot to the Ballot Drop Box in front of the Cranford Community Center, located at 220 Walnut Avenue.
  • Polling places are open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.


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You should have received a postcard in the mail with voting information, including where to vote.

Your polling place may have been moved to a different location this year to maintain social distancing and occupancy regulations. You are strongly urged to wear a mask and maintain 6-foot distance between other voters and poll workers. 

Below are districts and polling locations for this election:

1. Districts: 1,5,15,21,29

Community Center - Gym

220 Walnut Ave.

2. Districts 2,4,6,14

Livingston Avenue School - Gym

75 Livingston Ave.

3. Districts 10,11,13,25,27

Hillside Avenue School - Gym

125 Hillside Ave.

4. Districts 3,8,12,26,30

Bloomingdale Avenue School - Gym

200 Bloomingdale Ave.

5. Districts 17,18,19,22,24

Brookside Place School

700 Brookside Place

6. Districts 7,9,16,20,23,28

Cranford High School - Gym

201 West End Place


If you received a Vote By Mail Ballot, but haven’t mailed it yet, you can simply bring it to the Ballot Drop Box in front of the Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue. The box is secure and monitored by a security camera. The deadline for placing your ballot in the Drop Box is 8 p.m. tomorrow (July 7).

You can also return your ballot in-person to the Union County Board of Elections, 271 N. Broad Street, Elizabeth. 

Be sure your name and address on the outside Ballot envelope matches the inside return ballot. If these do not match, call the Union County Clerk’s Office, 908-527-4996.