Not sure of dates and deadlines for voter registration,
party declaration and even school board election information?
Click the link below for the New Jersey 2020 Primary Election Timeline
NJ PRIMARY ELECTION
July 7, 2020
This is a Vote By Mail Election
NJ GENERAL ELECTION
November 3, 2020
Make a PLAN to vote.
Make sure you complete your Vote by Mail ballot upon receiving it. Then put it in the mailbox right away.
DO NOT PROCRASTINATE.
YOUR VOTE MATTERS
Unable to get to the polls?
You can now Vote By Mail if you are unable to get to the polls on election day... or even if you want to just vote in advance.
Important Notice about the 2020 Primary Election -
The Primary will be a Vote By Mail Election. If you show up at a polling location, you will be given a paper Provisional Ballot, but will not be able to vote on a machine.
There will be only 1 polling location assigned per municipality with only 1 machine. The machines are provided for Voters with disabilities that sign a certification will have access to and may vote on an ADA-accessible machine.
Your other "early voting" option is to go to the Hunterdon County Clerk's office during specific hours available for voting.
You will fill out an application with the 1st floor staff. Once that is complete you will go to the Clerk's conference room where you will be given a ballot specific to your municipality.
** There are no Early Voting hours for the 2020 Primary Election
If you want to vote, you must register in advance of an election. Voting and registering to vote does not increase your chances of being selected for jury duty.
You must register to vote 21 days before Election Day in order to vote in an upcoming election.
It's fast, easy and FREE.
To register to Vote in NJ you must be
Raritan Township is comprised of 21 voting districts.
Not sure which district you reside in? The link below displays a map of the Raritan Township Election Districts. Look for your place of residence on the map and match it up with the color coded Election District Chart
If you have moved within the state of New Jersey you will need to notify the Board of Elections of your address change in order to vote in your new polling district.
You would complete a NJ Voter Application Form and select the "Change Address Box".
You can also choose to apply for permanent Vote By Mail status when changing your address.
If you are currently a registered voter and want to change your party affiliation, you may do so at any time....
However, Declaration must be filed no later than 55 days preceding the primary in which the voter wishes to vote.
An unaffiliated voter can affiliate with the Democratic or Republican Party on the day of the primary.
The Hunterdon County Board of Elections is responsible for the operation of all primary, general and school elections.
In order to maintain the integrity of these elections with checks and balances, the BOE works in cooperation with the Hunterdon County Clerk.
The Board is also responsible for the maintenance of the Hunterdon County Voter Database, the coordination of the operations of the district polling places which include the hiring of poll workers, maintaining the electronic voting machines for all the current 116 election districts and canvasing the absentee and provisional ballots for each election.
The Hunterdon County Clerk works in cooperation with the Hunterdon County Board of Elections in order to maintain integrity and transparency in the election process.
You can register to vote, request a vote by mail ballot, vote early in person at the County Clerk's office. which is located at 71 Main Street in Flemington. Expanded hours are usually offered leading up to an election.