TRENTON, NJ -- The Primary Election on June 8 2021 will be conducted primarily in-person, announced Governor Phil Murphy on March 22. Regularly operated polling places will be open for all voters who wish to cast their ballots on the voting machines.

Voters looking to change their party affiliation must do so by April 14 to participate in their new party’s Gubernatorial Primary Election on June 8.

“Voters often do not realize that the deadline to change their affiliation is set long before Primary Day,” said Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado. “If you plan to change parties ahead of the June 8 2021 Primary for governor, please be aware that party declaration changes must be received by the Election Board by April 14.”

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To make party affiliation changes, voters can:

1. Update their party online at

2. Request that a Party Declaration Form be mailed to them by calling 973-285-6120

3. Download a form at for an English form. To download a form in Spanish, use

The April 14 deadline does not apply to voters who are currently unaffiliated. They may declare their party at the polls on June 8.

For all Morris County Board of Elections information visit online at


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