Vote By Mail Ballot (formerly absentee ballot)
Vote by Mail ballots are available for any registered voter for any election. You do not need to have a reason to request a Vote by Mail ballot, but you must complete an application.
To receive your Vote by Mail ballot by mail, your County Clerk must receive your application 7 days prior to the election. You may also apply in person to your County Clerk until 3:00 pm, the day before the election.
If you have any questions about obtaining or using a Vote by Mail ballot, please contact the League of Women Voters of New Jersey at 1-800-792-VOTE.
Vote By Mail Application Deadlines
The following are the deadlines to apply for a Vote by Mail ballot for 2011 elections.
|Election||Apply By Mail
(Your County Clerk must
receive your mailed
application by this date)
|Apply In Person to
your County Clerk
|School Board & Budget Elections||April 9, 2013||3:00 pm, April 15, 2013|
|Nonpartisan Municipal Elections||May 7, 2013||3:00 pm, May 13, 2013|
|Primary Election||May 28, 2013||3:00 pm, June 3, 2013|
|Special Senate Primary||August 6, 2013||3:00 pm, August 12, 2013|
|Special Senate Election||October 9, 2013||3:00 pm, October 15, 2013|
|General Election||October 29, 2013||3:00 pm, November 4, 2013|