SUMMIT, NJ - As mandated by State of New Jersey Executive Order No. 144, vote-by-mail ballots for the Tuesday, July 7 primary election were automatically mailed to all registered Democratic and Republican Party voters. Unaffiliated and inactive voters received an application to vote-by-mail. Ballots and applications will include a pre-paid return postage stamp. Sample ballots will not be mailed this year. 

Vote-by-mail ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day, July 7, and received by Tuesday, July 14 to be counted. 

Executive Order No. 144 also requires polling locations to comply with New Jersey State COVID-19 guidelines and restrictions. Maintaining a physical distance of six feet from other voters and wearing a mask will be required in all polling locations.

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The Union County Board of Elections has designated three polling locations in Summit for in-person voting, with each open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on July 7. Voting machines will be available for voters with disabilities.

The locations include:

Ward 1, Districts 1 to 6 -- Summit High School located at 125 Kent Place Boulevard

Ward 1, Districts 7 to 12 -- Washington School located at 507 Morris Avenue

Ward 2 -- Summit Community Center located at 100 Morris Avenue

Note: Ward 2, Districts 1 to 6 will vote in the Guida Gym; Ward 2, Districts 7 to 13 will vote in the Investors Bank Gym

For more information, contact cityclerk@cityofsummit.org or call 908- 273-6400.