TODAY – Last Day to Register to Vote in Nov. 7 General Election

Bumped from last week, today’s the deadline: Who do you know, in your family, at work, among your neighbors, who needs to register today?


 Register to Vote
Last day to register to vote in the November General election is Tuesday, October 17th – TODAY. Have you moved recently? At college? Or have a kid in college? Military family? Do you know somebody at home, work or neighborhood who isn’t registered?

Download Voter Registration form (by County, several languages)
Find your local county election officials – Your County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections
Find out if you’re already registered. You’ll have to give some personal info.
2017 Election Calendar

To register in New Jersey, you must be:
–  A U.S. citizen
–  At least 17 to register, and 18 to vote
–  A county resident for 30 days before the election
–  Not currently serving a sentence, probation or parole for felony conviction

Get ready to vote Tuesday, November 7 (Polls open 6am-8pm)
Find your county election officials
Find your polling place. Just input your address.
Early voting info. (This is Hunterdon’s, your local Clerk has local info)
To Vote by Mail: Deadlines & what you need to know and an application you can print (by county)
Military voters & eligible family members – info
Voting for college students
On this page: Candidates for Governor & Lieutenant Governor, and Legislative Candidates, plus Public Questions

Problems? Questions? Voting Information & Assistance 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)
TTY/TDD 609-292-0034. Also see Voting Rights Information.

If you are approached on your way into the polling place or challenged inside the polling place:
New Jersey prohibits electioneering, otherwise trying to influence voters, or distributing materials within the polling place or within 100 feet of the entrance to the polling place.
New Jersey law allows the candidates and other politically affiliated individuals to nominate challengers, who must be appointed by the county board.  Only one challenger for any party, candidate, or political question may be present in the polls at a time, and all challengers must wear a badge identifying the person or party for which the challenger is acting.  Challengers may not challenge voters directly, as only election officials may ask the voter questions.

Want to help the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law protect the rights of your fellow voters? 

 

 

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