VOTER REGISTRATION & ELECTION INFORMATION

Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election is October 12th

 2021 General Election Date
Tuesday November 2nd

 

WHO MAY REGISTER TO VOTE? 

  • You are a citizen of the United States
  • You are a resident of Morris County at least 30 days before the next election
  • You will be 18 years if age on or before the next election
  • You are not incarcerated, on parole or on probation

AM I REGISTERED TO VOTE?  

  • New residents to the Borough of Mendham, or voters wishing to file a name change, change of address, or political affiliation change should submit a new Voter Registration Application with the updated information.  

HOW CAN I CONFIRM THAT I AM A REGISTERED VOTER? 

WHEN MAY I REGISTER TO VOTE? 

  • Anytime, however, your voter registration must be received by the Morris County Board of Elections 21 days prior to election day.

HOW DO I REGISTER TO VOTE? 

  • Complete the Voter Registration Form and return it to the Morris County Board of Elections or the Borough Clerk’s office.
  • Paper applications may also be picked-up at the Clerk's Office.

MUST I DECLARE A PARTY AFFILIATION WHEN I REGISTER TO VOTE? 

  •  No, only if you wish to declare a party affiliation.

VOTING LOCATIONS IN MENDHAM BOROUGH   

  • Polls for Primary and General Elections are open between 6:00am and 8:00pm.
    • District #1:  Garabrant Center, 4 Wilson Street
    • District #2:  Garabrant Center, 4 Wilson Street
    • District #3:  Firehouse [First Aid Squad Bay], 24 East Main Street
    • District #4:  Firehouse [First Aid Squad Bay], 24 East Main Street
    • District #5:  Mendham Area Senior Housing Office Building, 1 Heritage Manor Drive

MAY I VOTE BY MAIL-IN BALLOT [formerly known as an ABSENTEE BALLOT]?

  • Yes, any New Jersey registered voter may vote by a Mail-In Ballot for any election. 
  • Submit a Vote By Mail Application  
  • Your election ballot with complete instructions will be sent to you in U.S. Mail.  

CONSIDER BECOMING A POLL WORKERS 

  • Poll Workers
  • Poll Workers are  trained election officials and are paid for their services on election day.
  • The Morris County Board of Elections provides free training. 

HOW DO PRIMARIES WORK IN NEW JERSEY? 

  • Primaries are state-level and local-level elections that take place prior to a general election.
  • primary election is an election in which registered voters select a candidate that they believe should be a political party's candidate for elected office to run in the general election. They are also used to choose convention delegates and party leaders.  New Jersey utilizes a semi-closed primary process, in which the selection of a party's candidates in an election is generally limited to registered party members.
  • Unaffiliated voters can register as party members at the polls on primary election day by voting either the Democrat or Republican party primary ballot. Otherwise, a voter may indicate their party preference by updating their voter registration

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