SOMERVILLE – The Somerset County Clerk’s Office, located in the lobby of the county Administration Building at 20 Grove St., is extending its office hours to accommodate voters who are unable to get to the polls on Election Day, Nov. 7.
Residents who wish to vote via mail-in ballot can submit their applications to the County Clerk’s Office during regular office hours between 8:15 a.m. and 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. Or voters can take advantage of extended hours by visiting the office before 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 1, or between 9 a.m. and 12 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 4.
Applications for mail-in ballots can be obtained at the County Clerk’s Office, or online at http://www.co.somerset.nj.us/CountyClerkElectionDiv.
Voters, or authorized messengers for voters who are sick or confined, may visit the County Clerk’s Office up until 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 6, to fill out an application and receive a mail-in ballot. New State statute limits the number of messengers to 3 per election.
All ballots must be received by the Board of Elections, located adjacent to the County Clerk’s Office in the county Administration Building, before polls close at 8 p.m. on Nov. 7.
The Somerset County Clerk's Office administers oath to notaries public, processes passport applications and records land records and related legal documents that deal with land situated in Somerset County.