Office of Elections

Statement from Dominion Voting Systems

Primary Election June 6, 2017 - Deadline Dates

April 3 (County Clerk)
Nomination Petition Filing Deadline for Primary Election

(before 4:00 p.m. on or before 64th day prior to election)
N.J.S.A. 19:23-14

April 12 (Commissioner of Registration)
Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation Declaration Forms for Primary Election

(55 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:23-45

May 16 (Commissioner of Registration)
Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election

(21 days before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:31-6

May 23 (Board of Elections)
Deadline for Filing of Challenger Appointments for Primary Election
 
(second Tuesday preceding election)
N.J.S.A. 19:7-3

May 30 (County Clerk)
Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for Primary Election

(not less than 7 days prior to election)
N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

June 5 (County Clerk)
Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for Primary Election

(up to 3:00 p.m. on the day before election)
N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

June 6
Primary Election Day

(Tuesday after first Monday in June)
N.J.S.A. 19:2-1, N.J.S.A. 19:23-40


Polls open Election Day from 6:00am - 8:00pm
Office of Elections - (856) 384-4500



Additional State Primary Election deadlines can be found on the State Division of Elections website. 
Please take note of the election services listed below and the appropriate office you should seek regarding each.

Board of Elections

  • Certifying challengers and board workers
  • Conducting election recounts
  • Polling place inspections
  • Receiving and counting vote by mail ballots and provisional ballots.
  • Redistricting

County Clerk Elections Division

  • Provides / Processes Vote by Mail Applications
  • Sends Vote by Mail Ballot
  • Petitions & Filings
  • Certifies School, Primary, General & Special Election Results
  • Ballot Drawings

Superintendent of Elections

  • Commissioner of Registration
  • Voter Registration
    • Address Change
    • Name Change 
  • Party Declaration
    • Change of Affiliation
  • Custodian of Voting Machines