SPOTSWOOD, NJ - New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is recommending all Garden State residents cast their vote on Election Day 2020 by mail. Now borough residents will not have to go far to drop off their completed mail-in ballot. An election drop box is available at the Spotswood Municipal Building on Summerhill Road at the main entrance. The Middlesex County Clerk's Office will begin mailing out ballots to county residents on Monday, October 5 according to information posted on the Spotswood Borough website.
Residents can begin dropping off completed ballots once the ballot is received in the mail. The drop box will be emptied every evening by the Middlesex County Clerk's Office. Any registered voter not receiving a mail-in ballot should contact the Middlesex County Clerk Office's Election Division by telephoning 732-745-4202. The deadline to request a mail-in ballot for the November 3 election is October 23.
Residents wishing to register to vote in the upcoming 2020 election have until October 13 to do so. Voter registration applications are available at the Spotswood Municipal Building or can be downloaded online. Borough Offices remain closed to the public, but voter registration applications are available on a table by the main entrance of the Municipal Building.
Spotswood will still have two polling places available on Election Day. The following polling places will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on November 3:
- Knights of Columbus on 33 Crescent Avenue
- Spotswood Municipal Building on 77 Summerhill Road
Districts One, Three, Four and Seven vote at the Knights of Columbus and Districts Two, Five and Six vote at the Spotswood Municipal Building.