WEST ESSEX AREA, NJ — With the primary election coming up on June 5 and the general midterm election on Nov. 6, residents of the 11th Congressional District—which includes the Essex County municipalities of Bloomfield, Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Livingston, Montclair, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, Verona, West Caldwell and West Orange—are urged to take note of important voting-related deadlines. 

This Wednesday, April 11, is the deadline to declare a party. Those registered with a party wishing to vote in another party’s primary must change affiliation by this date; unaffiliated voters may declare for a party any time up until and including at the polls on Primary Day.

Visit the Essex County Clerk's Office website to register.

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Additional important dates are as follows:

May 15 – Primary – Voter Registration deadline

May 29 – Primary – Vote by Mail deadline


Oct. 16 – General Election Voter Registration deadline

Oct. 30 – General Election Vote by Mail deadline