Election Services


550 Grove Road, West Deptford
(856) 384-4531
(856) 384-4530

Vote By Mail

Can’t Get to the Polls? Too Busy to Vote? In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail for any reason or no reason at all using the Vote By Mail ballot.  If you are a qualified and registered voter, then you may apply for a Vote By Mail ballot by completing the application and mailing to the address below.  The deadline for such requests by mail is 7 days before any and all elections (Primary, General, School, etc).  A Vote By Mail voter may also apply in person at the County Clerk’s Office on any working day until 3:00 p.m. on the day before the election.

Mailing Address

Hon. James “Jim” Hogan
Gloucester County Clerk
PO Box 129
Woodbury, NJ 08096

The County Clerk cannot accept faxed copies of a Vote By Mail Application since an original signature is required.

Vote By Mail Ballot applications may be downloaded by clicking here

Military Voting

Active-duty members of the Armed Forces, Merchant Marine, Public Health Service, NOAA, and their family members may register to vote and apply for a Vote By Mail ballot by using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).
New Jersey law permits the emailing of Vote By Mail ballots to Uniformed Service Members and their families. The Federal Post Card Application is available online at the FVAP web site: http://www.fvap.gov/

The application may be mailed, faxed, or emailed to the following:

Gloucester County Clerk
Hon. James “Jim” Hogan
PO Box 129
Woodbury, NJ 08096
856-251-1646 Fax

Contact the County Clerk’s Election Division for further information (856) 384-4531 or (856) 384-4530.

Current Election Information

June 4th Primary Election Deadlines

April 1 - Petition Filing Deadline by 4pm
April 10 - Change of Party Affiliation Deadline
April 12 - Drawing for ballot position at 3pm
April 19 - County Clerk’s Office begins to mail ballots
April 22 - In-person voting begins at 550 Grove Road, West Deptford
May 14 - Voter Registration Deadline
May 28 - Last day to apply for a ballot by mail (postmarked by May 28th)
June 3 - Last day to apply for a ballot in-person up to 3pm – 550 Grove Road, West Deptford
June 4 - Primary Election Day (Unaffiliated petition deadline for the General Election by 4pm)

Attention Voters:

On August 10th, Governor Murphy signed into law a bill allowing registered voters to vote by mail for all future elections until the voter requests otherwise in writing. Additionally, this new legislation requires the County Clerk to notify each voter that requested a ballot for the 2016 General Election that he or she will automatically receive a mail-in ballot for all future elections, unless the voter requests otherwise in writing.

A description of Senate Bill 647 may be found here.


Once the County Clerk’s office begins to mail ballots (45 days before election), updated vote by mail reports can be obtained daily by clicking here 

This new method of disseminating reports will provide users with up to date information that can be accessed using any device that has internet access such as smart phones, iPads, laptops, or desk top computers.

N.J.S.A. 19:63-10 – Distribution of list; public access to information
The County Clerk shall update vote by mail lists each business day and they shall be made available to the public.


Candidate-nominating petitions for all county offices as well as unaffiliated and other party candidates seeking local and county office are available for distribution from the Clerk’s Office. Petitions for local offices are available from your Municipal Clerk as well as the County Clerk.  Click below for number of signatures required.

Election Information

As a service to the public, the County Clerk’s Office maintains voter registration lists for 25 cents per district. By law these lists must be used for election purposes only. Campaign Expenditure Reports are on file also.

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School Election Information

Attention Voters & Candidates:
On May 30th, Governor Murphy signed into law a bill permitting two or more candidates for school board to circulate petitions jointly and bracket together on the ballot. A description of the bill may be found at the link below. More details to follow.

Senate Bill, No. 868

Attention School Board Candidates:
Petitions must be filled out and notarized before filing petition with County Clerk. The County Clerk does not notarize petitions.

School Board Nominating Petition

Petition Filing Deadline for School Board Candidates for the General Election is July 29, 2019.

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