MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ - June deadlines for the upcoming primary election are approaching. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy moved the date of New Jersey's primary to Tuesday, July 7 because of the coronavirus pandemic. While a limited number of polling places will be open, Garden State residents are being encouraged to vote by mail. Mail-in ballots were sent to all active registered voters earlier this spring.

According to the Middlesex County website, active and inactive independent registered voters, inactive Democrat and Republican voters received a vote-by-mail application from the County Clerk's Office. The vote-by-mail applications must be completed and returned by Tuesday, June 30 in order to receive a mail-in ballot for the July 7 primary.

Residents not currently registered to vote, must do so by Wednesday, June 16 in order to be able to vote in the upcoming July 7 primary. Voter registration forms can be found online.

For additional information on the voting process for the upcoming July 7 primary, visit the Middlesex County website.