Ways to Vote in the 2021 General Election

Published on September 23, 2021

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County Clerk Ann F. Grossi, Esq. is advising voters that this year’s November General Election will NOT be conducted primarily by mail-in ballots like last year. In addition to the two traditional ways of voting, a new early voting option has been implemented this year, pursuant to State law. 

Please see this flyer for additional information on the ways to vote in the 2021 General Election. View the flyer in Spanish.

New Jersey voters will now have 3 options for voting in the 2021 General Election:

  1. Vote by Mail - By completing a Vote-by-Mail application you may apply to receive your ballot in the mail.
  • If you are issued a mail-in ballot you will be unable to vote on a machine, but will be provided a provisional ballot at the polling location. 
  • If you are currently an “All Future Elections voter” and no longer want to automatically receive ballots by mail, you can “opt-out” by submitting a form. The cutoff to opt-out for the General Election was August 31st.

PLEASE NOTE: 2020 WAS AN ALL VOTE-BY-MAIL ELECTION PURSUANT TO EXECUTIVE ORDER. YOU WILL NOT RECEIVE A VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT UNLESS YOU APPLIED TO RECEIVE ALL FUTURE BALLOTS BY PREVIOUSLY COMPLETING A VOTE-BY-MAIL APPLICATION.

2. *NEW* - In-person early voting on machines at designated early voting polling locations, from October 23 through October 31, with weekend and evening hours.

3. On Election Day - In person on voting machines at their assigned election day polling location.

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