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How to Vote

Your vote in Essex County countsThere are five ways to vote:

  • Early Voting from October 29 thru November 6, In Person at these locations
  • In Person on November 8, at your polling location
  • Vote by Mail Ballot
  • Provisional Ballot
  • ADA Accessible Voting

Vote By Mail General Election 2022
Ballots can be returned

  • by USPS Mail
  • It must be postmarked on or before November 8 and be received by the Essex Board of Elections on or before November 14. For your convenience, there are videos in both English and Spanish available on this page that explain the Vote by Mail in NJ process.

  • to your polling place
  • Bring your ballot to your polling place by 8:00 p.m. on election day, November 8. Remember only you, the voter, can bring your ballot to your polling place on election day.

  • to the Essex County Board of Election Office
  • located at 495 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. Dr, Martin Luther King Justice Building Room 145 Newark, NJ 07102 by 8:00PM on November 8, 2022.

  • to a Secure Ballot Box Location
  • in Essex County by 8:00PM on November 8, 2021.

For information about Voting by Mail or to obtain a Vote by Mail ballot, visit the Essex County Clerk website.

For questions or information about Voter registration, call the Voter Registration office at (973) 621 5030.

Find Early Voting Locatons in Essex County.
Find Secure Ballot Boxes in Essex County.