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Voting Information & Resources: Voting in New Jersey

How to vote by mail and in person, and how to protect your right to vote.

This page will help you find information on where, when and how to vote in New Jersey, as well as past election results and registration information.

THIS PAGE HAS BEEN UPDATED WITH INFORMATION ON 2024 ELECTIONS!

College Students & Voting in New Jersey

To register in New Jersey, you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • At least 17 years old, though you may not vote until you have reached the age of 18
  • A resident of the county for 30 days before the election
  • You are not serving a sentence of Incarceration as a result of a conviction of an indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States.

More information is available on the New Jersey Elections website.

Vote by Mail New Jersey

 

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Image courtesy votebymailnj.org

Vote by Mail New Jersey is an ongoing initiative to facilitate secure mail-in voting in the Garden State. Visit votebymailnj.org for a wealth of resources, including detailed instructions for completing a vote by mail ballot.

NJ Secure Ballot Drop Box Map

Below is a map of all secure ballot drop boxes located in New Jersey for the 2024 primary and general elections. Click the map to enlarge. 

TurboVote

TurboVote is a handy mobile app that sends you election information automatically! Just register to receive reminders on upcoming elections, as well as where, when and how to vote! 

Your Vote by Mail Ballot

VOTING BY MAIL IN NEW JERSEY - QUICK FACTS

You can request a vote by mail ballot online  - just download, complete and mail the request form. New Jersey voters will only receive a vote by mail ballot if they have requested one.

So you have a vote by mail ballot  - yay! But now you're not sure how to fill it out, where to mail it, or if there are other options. Don't worry, here's the quick and dirty information:

Note: New Jersey voters cannot drop off completed vote by mail ballots at their polling locations.

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NJ Voting Information

Voter Information Portal - 2024 Elections

The New Jersey Voter Information Portal is your one-stop shop for vote by mail ballot applications, FAQs, help with filling out your ballot & more.

Other election information

Registration Information

Whether you're voting from home or in person, you need to be registeredThe deadline for the November 5, 2024 general election is October 15.

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Are you registered to vote?

Need to register? You can register online!

You can also register by mail - downloadable forms are available on the NJ Elections website!

Track Your Ballot!