NEW JERSEY— The 2020 Primary Election Date is now Tuesday, July 7, 2020, by Gov. Murphy's Executive Order No. 120.
Those wishing to vote by mail have until July 7, 2020 to mail in their ballot, drop it in one of five (5) drop boxes located throughout the county, or hand deliver to the Morris County Clerk by 8pm on the 7th.
If you are not Registered as a Democrat or Republican, you must fill out an application for a vote by mail ballot and it must be postmarked by June 30, 2020.
Those wishing to request a “Mail-In Ballot” in person have until 8 p.m. on Tuesday, July 7th to go to the Morris County Clerk's Office, 10 Court Street, First Floor, Morristown, NJ 07960.
There is a list of frequently asked questions on the County Clerk's website that you can access by clicking here.
Here is some additional information provided by vote.org:
COVID-19 and voting:
- The COVID-19 situation is quickly unfolding, and there will be daily changes. Please check vote.org/covid-19 for the latest updates.
Vote by mail:
- Following an Executive Order issued by Gov. Philip Murphy, the New Jersey primary will be conducted primarily through mail-in ballots.
- All currently registered Democratic and Republican voters will automatically receive a mail-in ballot to their mailing address on file. Voters who are unaffiliated with a political party will receive a mail-in ballot request form to their address on file.
- If you need to request a mail ballot, or if you need it sent somewhere other than the address at which you are registered, you can do so here.
- The deadline to request a mail-in ballot via the mail is June 30. Voters may also apply in person to their County Clerk no later than 3 pm.on July 6.
- Completed mail-in ballots must be postmarked by July 7.
Vote in person:
- New Jersey voters who wish to vote in person may vote via a provisional ballot at their local polling place on Election Day.
- Only select polling places will be open on Election Day. You might not be able to vote at your usual polling place.
- If you will be voting in-person at your polling place, please review the CDC's Recommendations on Protecting Yourself and Others.
- Use the New Jersey Division of Elections site to find your polling place.
If you have any problems voting:
- Call the nonpartisan Election Protection hotline at 866-OUR-VOTE (1-866-687-8683). The hotline is administered by the Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law.
Stay informed, sign up for our FREE daily eNews.