ELIZABETH, NJ - The voter registration deadline for the 2020 Presidential primary is May 12. Primary Day will be on Tuesday, June 2. Voters must be 18 years of age and citizens of the United States. Residents who are currently 17 and will turn 18 on or before Election Day may also register to vote.
Incarcerated persons are not eligible to vote, but a new law will provide voting rights to persons on parole or probation. Persons currently on parole or probation can register to vote beginning on March 17, when the new law goes into effect. The May 12 deadline still applies.
To download a voter registration form, visit nj.gov/state/elections/voter-registration. Registrants must print and sign the form before returning.
To receive a voter registration form by U.S. Post, call the Board of Elections at 908-527-4123.
Residents can also obtain a form in person at their municipal clerks’ office. The Summit Municipal Clerks Office is located at City Hall, 512 Springfield Avenue.