Voter Information

Register to Vote

To register online, you will need your date of birth and one of the following forms of identification:

  • A current and valid Driver’s License or a non-driver Identification Card (ID card) issued by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC)
    Your information will be provided to the MVC to validate identification, and to retrieve a copy of your digitized signature.
  • A Social Security number
    To use your social security number, you must have the ability to sign on-screen or upload your signature to complete the registration process. If you are unable to provide a digital signature, you can not register online. Click here to download the voter registration application for your county.

Board of Elections Offices:

Bergen County:

One Bergen County Plaza
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Sussex County:

83 Spring Street, Suite 305.
Newton, NJ 07860
(973) 579-0950

Passaic County:

401 Grand Street Room 123
Paterson, NJ 07505
(973) 881-4780

Vote by Mail

If you are enrolled to vote by mail permanently, please look out for your ballot as it should arrive near the end of September!

Here are some easy, step-by-step instructions on how to complete your vote-by-mail ballot, to make sure your vote counts.

  1. Look inside the envelope you receive in the mail for these items:
  • The ballot
  • An inner envelope with an attached certificate
  • A mailing envelope

2. Completely fill in the oval next to each of your selections in blue or black ink.

3. Fill in and sign the certificate, keeping it attached to the inner envelope.

4. Place the ballot into the certificate envelope.

5. Then, place the certificate envelope into the mailing envelope.

6. Return your ballot. How you return it is up to you.
Select one of the following three ways:

  • Mail: It must be postmarked on or before 8:00 p.m. Election Day and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before 6 days after Election Day.
  • Secure Ballot Drop Box: Place it in one of your county’s secure ballot drop boxes by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. 
  • Board of Elections Office: Deliver it in person to your county’s Board of Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. 

Click here to view your county’s secure ballot dropbox locations: