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New Jersey

Register to vote online using your state-issued driver's license or ID number.

To vote absentee/by mail:

  • Be registered to vote. Not sure if you're registered? Check with the Secretary of State's website: New Jersey voter portal.
  • Print, fill out, and mail the absentee request form.
  • Mail completed application and any additional requested materials to your county clerk's office.
  • Absentee applications are due by November 1. Be sure to get yours in early to allow!
  • Follow up with your county clerk's office to make sure you receive your ballot.  Contact information for election officials is found here.
  • Your ballot may require postage, a witness signature and/or a notary service before you mail it back.  Instructions will be on the ballot itself.

Track your status! New Jersey Ballot Tracker

Information current as of 9/1/2022.  For the most recent updates, see the Division of Elections website.