The Essex County
BOARD OF ELECTIONS
How to Vote
- Vote by Mail Ballot
- Provisional Ballot
- ADA Accessible Voting
Vote By Mail
In the 2020 General Election, New Jersey will send a mail-in ballot to all active, registered voters. When your ballot arrives, read it carefully and follow the instructions to complete and return it.
Ballots can be returned
- by USPS Mail
- to your polling place
- to the Essex County Board of Election Office
- to a Secure Ballot Box Location
It must be postmarked on or before November 3 and be received by the Essex Board of Elections on or before November 10.
Bring your ballot to your polling place by 8:00 p.m. on election day, November 3. Remember only you, the voter, can bring your ballot to your polling place on election day.
located at 465 Dr. Martin Luther King Dr. Room 411 Newark, NJ 07102 by 8:00PM on November 3, 2020.
in Essex County by 8:00PM on November 3, 2020.
If you are mailing or presenting a vote by mail ballot on behalf of someone else, please read this important notice.
The County Clerk cannot accept faxed or e-mailed copies of the Vote by Mail Application (unless you are an overseas voter).
Any registered voter who did not receive a Vote by Mail ballot may vote by Provisional Ballot at their assigned polling place for the November 3, 2020 election.
ADA Accessible Voting
If a voter has a disability that prevents them from voting independently on a paper ballot, they may vote on the ADA accessible machine at their assigned polling place.
Find out the Election Dates
Register to Vote before the deadline
Check the Election Results