|League of Women Voters
of Camden County (NJ)
In 2017 the voters in Camden County will elect or help to elect the Governor and Lieutenant Governor, the NJ state legislature (Senate and Assembly),
Freeholders, and various local officials.
Feb 18 Fire District Elections in some towns. (Third Saturday in February). April 12 Last day to change parties for June primary. (Wednesday, 55 days before the election). See your municipal clerk or County Superintendant of Elections to change party. April 25 Board of Education Election in some parts of the state -- not here! All Camden County and Gloucester County municipalities have moved their BOE elections to the general election in November. Usually third Tuesday but it is sometimes moved (as it was this year). May 9 Nonpartisan Municipal Elections for those towns that have them. (Second Tuesday in May). May 16 Deadline to register to vote or change voting address for Primary Election. (Tuesday, 21 days before the election). May 30 Deadline for receipt by County Clerk of mailed application for mail-in (formerly "absentee") ballot for the primary election. (Tuesday, one week before the election). June 5 Mail-in ballots for the primary elections may be obtained in person at the County Clerk's until 3:00 p.m. June 6 Primary Election Day. (First Tuesday after June 1. Polls open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.) June 6 Last day to file petitions for independent candidates running in the general election. (Same as primary election day -- NOT candidates for president). Oct 17 Last day to register or change voting address for general election. (Tuesday, 21 days before the election). Oct 31 Deadline for receipt by County Clerk of mailed application for mail-in (formerly "absentee") ballot for the general election. (Tuesday, one week before the election). Nov 6 3 p.m. deadline for obtaining a mail-in ballot application in person at the County Clerk's office for the general election. Nov 7 General Election Day. (First Tuesday after November 1. Polls open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Call the clerk in your municipality,
- the County Clerk (856-225-5300),
- the Superintendent of Elections (856-661-3555),
- or the County Board of Elections (856-401-VOTE (8683) or 1-800-418-9427).
- If you are in Atlantic, Burlington, or Gloucester County check the links in the government section of our "useful links" page: Links
Last updated: Jan 16, 2017
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