UNION COUNTY, NJ – There’s just five weeks until Election Day.  Sample ballots for each voting district are available, but according to the Union County Clerk’s Office, sample ballots will not be mailed to voters.  For Union voters, individuals running for office are:


Column A:  Joseph R. Biden/Kamal D. Harris

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Column B:  Donald J. Trump/Michael R. Pence

Column C:  Roque “Rocky” DeLaFuente/Darcy G. Richardson

                   Bill Hammons/Eric Bodenstab

Column D:  Howie Hawkins/Angela Walker

Column E:  Jo Jorgensen/Spike Cohen

Column F:  Don Blankenship/William Mohr

                   Gloria Estela La Riva/Sunil Freeman

United States Senator

Column A:  Cory Booker

Column B:  Rikin (Rik) Mehta

Column C:  Veronica Fernandez

Column D:  Madelyn R. Hoffman

Column E:  Daniel Burke

Member of the House of Representatives:

(1)Column A:  Tom Malinowski

(1)Column B:  Thomas H. Kean, Jr.

(2)Column A:  Donald M. Payne, Jr.

(2)Column B:  Jennifer Zinone

(2)Column C:  Khaliah Fitchette

(2)Column D:  Akil Khalfani

(2)Column E:  John Mirrione


Column A:  Peter Corvelli

Column B:  Dorothy Burger

County Clerk:

Column A:  Joanne Rajoppi

Column B:  Peter B. Lijoi

Members of the Board of Chosen Freeholders

Column A:  Christopher Hudak, Angela R. Garretson, Lourdes Leon

Column B:  Joseph R. Sarno III, Mark Shore, Paul M. Verzosa

Member of Township Committee

Column A:  Joseph M. Florio

Column B:  David J. Fitzpatrick

Members of the Board of Education

Column 1-1:  Yocasta Brens

Column 1-2:  John A. O’Shea

Column 1-3:  Nellis Regis-Darby

Column 2-1:  Jeffrey P. East

Column 3-1:  Linda T. Richardson

Column 3-2:  Sienna Bucu

Column 4-1:  Nadege Ricketts

(1) Districts:  1,2,3,4,9,10,11,13,16,19,20,21,23,24,25,26,29,30,32,35,36,27, 43,44,45,46,47,48

(2) Districts:   5,6,7,8,12,14,15,17,18,22,27,28,31,33,34,48,39,40,41,42,49,50

There are also three ballot questions:

Public Question No. 1:  Constitutional Amendment to Legalize Marijuana

Public Question No. 2:  Property Tax Deduction and Exemption for Peacetime Veterans

Public Question No. 3:  Constitutional Amendment to Change the Legislative Redistricting Schedule if Census Data is Delayed

All registered voters will automatically receive a Vote-by-Mail ballot from the County Clerk's office by mail, as required by state law. The mailings began on September 15 on a town-by town basis in alphabetical order, and will be completed on or before October 5.  According to the Union County Clerk’s Office, “in order to help the 2020 General Election proceed as smoothly as possible, voters are advised to fill out, sign, and return their Vote-by-Mail ballot as soon as possible after they receive it.”

Voters without Internet access can request a sample ballot by calling the County Clerk's Elections Division at 908-527-4996.

For more information about the County Clerk's election services, contact the Elections Division at 908-527-4996 or ucvote@ucnj.org.