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2021 Election Dates

School Board Election (3rd Tuesday in April) – April 20, 2021

To be held in: Irvington and Newark.

  • Last day to file petitions¬† (50 days prior to election), March 2, 2021
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), March 30, 2021
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), April 13, 2021
  • 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, Orange, 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 11, 2021

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

  • Last day to file petitions (64 days prior to election), March 8, 2021
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), April 20,2021
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), May 4, 2021

Primary Election (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in June) – June 8, 2021

  • Last day to file petitions for June Primary (64 days prior to election), March 5, 2021
  • Last day for Party Declaration (55 days prior to election), April 14, 2021
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), May 18, 2021
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), June 1, 2021

General Election (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November) – November 2, 2021

  • Last day to file Independent petitions, June 8, 2021
  • Last day to file School Board Election petitions (last Monday in July), July 26, 2021
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), October 12, 2021
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), October 26, 2021

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, Orange, Roseland, South Orange/Maplewood, Verona, West Orange and the West Essex Regional School District.

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