Election Dates

 

2017 Important Election Dates

School Board Election (3rd Tuesday in April) – April 25, 2017

To be held in: Irvington and Newark.

  • Last day to file petitions¬† (50 days prior to election), March 6, 2017
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), April 4, 2017
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), April 18, 2017
  • NOTE: The following Municipalities have moved their School Board Elections to the General Election in November: Belleville, Bloomfield, Caldwell/ West Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Livingston, Millburn, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, South Orange/Maplewood, Verona, West Orange and the West Essex Regional School District. (See below for Election Dates.)

Municipal Election Non-Partisan (2nd Tuesday in May) – May 9, 2017

To be held in: Cedar Grove, South Orange, and Verona.

  • Last day to file petitions (64 days prior to election), March 7, 2017
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), April 18, 2017
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), May 2, 2017

Primary Election (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in June) – June 6, 2017

  • Last day to file petitions for June Primary (64 days prior to election), April 3, 2017
  • Last day for Party Declaration (55 days prior to election), April 12, 2017
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), May 16, 2017
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), May 30, 2017

General Election (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November) – November 7, 2017

  • Last day to file Independent petitions, June 6, 2017
  • Last day to file School Board Election petitions (last Monday in July), July 31, 2017
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), October 17, 2017
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), October 31, 2017
  • NOTE: The following Municipality has moved their Municipal Non-Partisan Election to the General Election in November: West Orange.
  • NOTE: The following Municipalities have moved their School Board Elections to the General Election in November: Belleville, Bloomfield, Caldwell/ West Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Livingston, Millburn, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, South Orange/Maplewood, Verona, West Orange and the West Essex Regional School District.