Election Services

Since the COVID-19 emergency and its impact are likely to extend for an as-yet-undetermined period of time it is recommended that candidates/constituents contact the County Clerk’s Election Division for updates regarding the filing of petitions and other important election information.

(856) 384-4530

Location

County Clerk's Election Division
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 a Vote-by-Mail Ballot.  If you are a qualified and registered voter, you may apply for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot by completing a Vote-by-Mail 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). Voters may also apply in person at the County Clerk’s Office up until 3:00 p.m. on the day before the election. The Gloucester County Clerk’s Election Division is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. (excluding holidays).

Vote-by-Mail Application

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.

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
ccelections@co.gloucester.nj.us

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

Current Election Information


VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT REPORTS ARE POSTED ON THE COUNTY CLERK’S WEBSITE

The County Clerk’s office commences the mailing of Vote-by-Mail Ballots 45 days before the election. Once mailing has begun, Vote-by-Mail lists are updated daily and may be viewed / downloaded by clicking here.

Up-to-date information may be accessed using any device that has internet access such as smart phones, iPads, laptops, or desk top computers.

Reports are posted in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:63-10

Petitions

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.

2020-2021 Countywide & Local Signature Chart

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.

Forms to View/Print

School Election Information

School Board Nominating Petitions

School Board Petition

Nomination Petition Filing Deadline for School & Fire District Election Candidates for General Election (last Monday in July) N.J.S.A. 19:60-7

Pursuant to P.L. 2018, c.20, two or more candidates for school board may circulate petitions jointly and bracket together on the ballot.

Petitions must be filled out and notarized before filing with the County Clerk. The County Clerk does not notarize petitions.

• Appointments to file a petition are encouraged. Appointments are secure and follow all CDC Guidelines:

Schedule an appointment

• Petitions may be mailed to the following address:

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

It is highly recommended that petitions be filed in-person; however, if you choose to mail the petition, it must be received prior to the deadline. Postmarks are not acceptable.

• With the enactment of P.L. 2020, c.55, school board candidates may submit their petitions electronically.

If filing electronically, candidates need to complete all of the required documents. All of the statutory requirements remain the same.

Signature Page Form for Single Filing of Candidate

Signature Page for Joint Filing of Candidates

Instructions for completing electronic signature page

For further guidance regarding electronic submission, please contact the County Clerk’s Election Division (856) 384-4530.

Fire District Election Information

The following municipalities have Boards of Fire District Commissioners whose elections are held each February:

Deptford
Franklin
Harrison
Washington Twp


To run as a candidate for the Board of Fire Commissioners in districts whose elections are held in February, please file petitions with the respective Secretary of the Board of Fire District Commissioners.

The following municipalities have Boards of Fire District Commissioners that opted to move their elections to the November General Election:

Mantua - Petition Filing Deadline is before 4:00 p.m. on July 27, 2020

Westville
(2021)

To run as a candidate for the Board of Fire Commissioners in the November General Election:

Petitions must be filed with the County Clerk’s Office, Election Division, 550 Grove Rd., West Deptford, NJ 08066, before 4:00 p.m. on or before the last Monday of July proceeding the November General Election.

Petitions must be completed and notarized before filing with the County Clerk. The County Clerk does not notarize petitions.

Nomination Petitions are available at the County Clerk’s Office, Election Division, during normal business hours or can be downloaded below.


Nomination Petition for November Fire Board of Commissioners Candidates

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