NUTLEY, NJ — 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 June 30 to request a “Mail-In Ballot” by mail to the either your local Clerk's Office or the Essex County Clerk's Office. 

Those wishing to request a “Mail-In Ballot” in person have until 3 p.m. on Monday, July 6, to go to the Essex County Clerk's Office at the Essex County Hall of Records, 2nd Floor, 465 Dr. Martin Luther King., Jr. Boulevard, New Jersey. 

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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.

Become a more informed voter:

Vote in person:

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.

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