How to Vote in New Jersey
Learn about how to register to vote, how to vote by mail or in-person, and what to do if you haven’t received your mail-in ballot. Download this New Jersey Votes PDF (click here for Spanish, Creole, Hindi, Korean, Chinese) with voting information and share it with your friends and family!
Voter Information and Assistance Line: 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)
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Register to Vote
Check your Voter Registration Status
Enter your name and date of birth to search for your voter registration record.
Online Voter Registration Application
To register to vote online, you will need a current and valid Driver’s License or a non-driver Identification Card issued by the NJ MVC or a Social Security number.
Voter Registration Paper Application
Select your county, download the application, and send it to the County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections for your county.
Where to Vote
Vote by Mail Drop Boxes
The State of New Jersey is providing Vote by Mail drop boxes for each county. There will be 13 locations throughout the county that will be available 24/7 through the close of polls. The locations will be well lit and be monitored by video surveillance cameras.
Find Your Polling Place
Enter your address to find where you can vote in person.
Early Voting Center
At the Early Voting Center, voters will be issued a ballot, allowed to vote it and have it accepted all in the same visit.
Other Voting Resources
Access To and Use of Voter Registration Lists
This page provides 50-state information on access to voter lists. States have varied requirements on who is eligible to request a list of voters, what information the list contains, what information is kept confidential, and how information contained in voter lists may be used. Many states also have specific programs to keep all voter information confidential for certain classes of voters.
Confirm You’re Registered to Vote
To confirm that you’re registered to vote in the upcoming election, check your voter registration status. You’ll also be able to verify your polling location. And you can find out what political party you’re registered with if you specified one.
Election Security Rumor Vs. Reality
This resource is designed to debunk common misinformation and disinformation narratives and themes that relate broadly to the security of election infrastructure and related processes. It is not intended to address jurisdiction-specific claims. Instead, this resource addresses election security rumors by describing common and generally applicable protective processes, security measures, and legal requirements designed to protect against or detect large-scale security issues related to election infrastructure and processes.
Request Replacement Vote by Mail Ballot
Request a replacement ballot if:
- You never received your ballot
- Your ballot is ripped, torn or damaged
- Your ballot was not voted correctly
- Your ballot was misplaced
Track My Ballot
Follow the link above to track the progress of your mail-in ballot. If you haven’t already, you will need to create a Voter Record Account (you can use your Voter ID, NJ Driver’s License Number, or the last 4 digits of your Social Security number to sign up).
Declare Party Affiliation
If you would like to declare party affiliation, download the online form at the link above, print it, and mail it to the Elections and Archive Center.
Poll Worker Application
The Division of Elections, within the New Jersey Department of State, is seeking New Jersey citizens to assist by serving as board workers. Training is required and will be provided. If you are interested, please fill out the online application.