MORRISTOWN, NJ - Tuesday May 16 is the deadline to register to vote in New Jersey's 2017 gubernatorial primary election as well as other state and county elections

You may register to vote in Morris County if:

  • You are a citizen of the United States
  • You will be 18 years of age on or before the next election
  • You are not incarcerated, on parole, or on probation due to a conviction for an indictable offense under any federal or state laws
  • You are a Morris County resident 30 days before the election
  • You are a resident of the election district in which you expect to vote at the time of registration

Voter registration applications can be downloaded at  Voter registrations cannot be submitted online, emailed or faxed. Original applications must be hand delivered or postmarked on or before May 16.

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The Board of Elections Office  will stay open late Tuesday May 16 until 9 but is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

In the June 6 primary election, voters can only vote for a candidate in your declared party (Republican or Democrat). If you are a registered voter who has never declared a party, you will complete a Political Party Affiliation Declaration  at your polling place on the day of the Primary Election. This declaration must be made before you will be permitted to vote in that Primary Election.  You may not vote in a primary election if you are a declared US Constitution, Green, Libertarian, Natural Law, Reform, Socialist Party of New Jersey or Conservative Party member.

The General Election is the only time you can cross party lines.

For information on voting, visit