New Jersey Gubernatorial Election Information

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Early Voting
Vote Early In Person:
09/21/13 - 11/04/13
Deadline To Request
Mail-In Ballot:
10/29/13
Voter Registration
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Vote On Election Day
11/05/13
Polling Hours:
6:00am to 8:00pm
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Voter Registration
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  Early Voting
Vote Early In Person:
09/21/13 - 11/04/13
Deadline To Request
Mail-In Ballot:
10/29/13
Vote On Election Day
11/05/13
Polling Hours:
6:00am to 8:00pm
» Find your polling place

Registration Information

The deadline to register to vote in New Jersey is 21 days before the election.  Be sure your form is received 21 days before the election.

To qualify to register to vote in New Jersey, you must be:

  • A United States citizen,
  • At least 18 years old by the next election, and
  • A resident of the county for 30 days before the election.


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To check the status of your voter registration, click here.

When can I vote in New Jersey Gubernatorial?


Early Voting Information

In-person early voting available? Yes
By mail early voting available? Yes

Primary Election:

There is not a statewide early voting program, but some counties do allow it. Contact your County Election Office to find out if early voting in-person by absentee ballot is available in your county.

Any registered voter may vote early by absentee ballot prior to Election Day.  You must apply for a Vote by Mail ballot; and to receive your ballot by mail, the application must be received by the County Clerk no later than May 28th if by mail (or by 3:00pm on June 3rd if in person). Your mail-in ballot must be received by the County Clerk before the polls close on Election Day.


General Election:

There is not a statewide early voting program, but some counties do allow it. Contact your County Election Office to find out if early voting in-person by absentee ballot is available in your county.

Any registered voter may vote early by absentee ballot prior to Election Day.  You must apply for a Vote by Mail ballot; and to receive your ballot by mail, the application must be received by the County Clerk no later than October 29th if by mail (or by 3:00pm on November 4th if in person). Your mail-in ballot must be received by the County Clerk before the polls close on Election Day.



Voting Hours on Election Day

The polls are open from:

6:00am to 8:00pm


Please contact your state election office for additional voting information, or click here to learn more about voting absentee in your state.

What do you need to bring?

If you’ve previously voted in a federal election in New Jersey, you likely won't need to bring an ID with you to the polls.

If you did not provide identification at the time of registration or if the identification information could not be verified, you must show identification at the polling place when you go to vote.

Identification may include, but not limited to, any current and valid photo ID such as:

  • Driver's license
  • Student or job ID
  • Military or other government ID
  • Store membership ID
  • United States passport

OR

  • Bank statement
  • Car registration
  • Government check or document
  • Non-photo drivers license
  • Rent receipt
  • Sample ballot
  • Utility bill
  • Or any other official document


For more information, contact your http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-0221-under-construction.html.

What's on my ballot?

For more information on all of the races happening in 2013, visit the New Jersey Division of Elections site.

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