3 Ways to Vote in NJ’s Upcoming General Election
New Jersey’s 2021 General Election is on Tuesday, November 2nd. In addition to voting in-person on Election Day, if you haven’t voted by mail yet, there are several options to make sure your vote is counted.
Tomorrow - Saturday, October 23rd, is the beginning of the in-person Early Voting period in NJ, which runs through Sunday, October 31st. No matter where you live in the county, you can vote at any of Morris County's seven designated in-person early voting locations. Click here to find Early Voting Locations.
The Early Voting hours are from Monday - Saturday, 10:00am - 8:00pm and Sunday, 10:00am - 6:00pm. No appointment is necessary.
Tuesday, October 26th is the deadline to apply for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot by mail, and Monday, November 1st at 3:00pm is the deadline to apply for a Vote-By-Mail ballot in-person at the Morris County Clerk’s office.
If you choose to mail in your Vote-By-Mail ballot, it must be postmarked on or before 8:00pm on Election Day - Tuesday, November 2nd and be received by the Morris County Board of Elections on or before Monday, November 8th.
If you choose not to mail in your Vote-By-Mail ballot, ballots can be deposited into one of Morris County’s 30 secure ballot drop boxes by 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 2nd. Click here for Morris County’s Drop box locations. To drop off a Vote-By-Mail ballot it must be in the sealed envelope provided and the voter certification must be attached.
The closest dropbox for Mendham Township residents is at the Mendham Borough Police Station, 3 Cold Hill Road South. This dropbox is outside and under surveillance 24/7. This dropbox resembles a USPS Blue Mailbox, but it is Red, White & Blue and displays “Morris County – Official Ballot Drop Box”. Vote-By-Mail ballots will be picked up on a daily basis and brought to the Morris County Board of Elections. The County has stated that all security measures will be followed when collecting and transporting the Vote-By-Mail ballots.
You may also deliver your Vote-By-Mail ballot in-person to the Morris County Board of Elections Office by 8:00pm on Tuesday, November 2nd. The Morris County Board of Elections Office is located at 10 Court St., 2nd Floor, Morristown. You can contact the Morris County Board of Elections at 973-285-6715 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Election Day In-Person Voting
You can vote in-person at your polling place, from 6:00am to 8:00pm on Election Day - Tuesday, November 2nd. To find your polling place, click here.
Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.
Vote-By-Mail ballots CANNOT be returned to your early voting location or polling place.
For more information, please visit the Morris County Elections Center.