(ORANGE, NJ) - There are only a few days left to register to vote in the Orange municipal election for Mayor and Council. The deadline to register to vote is April 8th.

Due to coronavirus and social distancing, every registered voter will have to vote by mail only in the May 12, 2020, election. In person polls will not be open to the public on election day. 

To register to vote, download an application in English or in Spanish and follow the instructions. Once registered, you will receive a ballot in the mail to be filled out, signed and mailed back.

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 People who are on probation or parole are now able to register to vote in New Jersey because of a law passed in December of 2019. 

For more information, contact the Essex County's Clerks Office at 465 Martin Luther King Blvd., Newark, NJ 07102-0690, Tel: (973) 621.4921, Email: info@essexclerk.com. 

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