What you need to know to vote in the general election on Nov. 3

Voting. How, where and when to vote.

| 28 Sep 2020 | 04:15

    Vote.NJ.Gov has released the following voting information for the Nov. 3 general election:

    All active registered voters in New Jersey will automatically receive their ballots in the mail.

    Then it’s as easy as vote, sign, seal and return.

    How you return it is up to you.

    Mail: It must be postmarked on or before 8 p.m. Nov. 3 and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before Nov. 10.

    Secure Ballot Drop Box: Place your ballot in one of your county’s secure ballot drop boxes by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.

    Board of Elections Office: Deliver your ballot in person to your county’s Board of Elections Office by 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.

    Polling Place: Bring your ballot to your polling place by 8 p.m. on election day, Nov. 3.

    Remember only you, the voter, can bring your ballot to your polling place on election day.

    What if I haven’t received my ballot?

    Every active voter registered in New Jersey should receive a ballot in the mail. If it hasn’t arrived by Oct. 12, track your vote-by-mail ballot status online at Vote.NJ.Gov or contact the County Clerk, listed on the County Election Officials page.

    Can I vote in person?

    You may choose to vote in person at your polling place, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on election day, Nov. 3, and you will be provided a provisional paper ballot.

    Accommodations will be made for people with disabilities to use an accessible voting device.

    Remember, you can return your vote-by-mail ballot at your polling place.

    Go to Vote.NJ.Gov for your polling place, listed on the Find Your Polling Location page.

    How do I register to vote?

    You must be registered by Oct. 13 in order to vote. Visit Vote.NJ.Gov for online voter registration or to check your registration status.

    Where can I get additional information or help?

    Visit Vote.NJ.Gov for full details, drop box and polling locations and more answers to frequently asked questions. You may also contact your local election officials, or call the Voter Information and Assistance Line at 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837).