Deadline to register to vote is Oct. 13

Forms are available at clerk’s offices, by request, and online; Election Day is Nov. 3

UNION COUNTY, NJ — Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that the deadline to register to vote the upcoming Nov. 3. elections is Tuesday, Oct. 13.

Voter registration forms are available at the Office of the County Clerk, 2 Broad St., Elizabeth, and at the satellite office, 300 North Ave. East in Westfield. A form can also be requested through the Union County Votes App, by calling the County Clerk’s office at 908-527-4996 or downloading it from the County Clerk’s website, ucnj.org/county-clerk. Each municipal clerk’s office also has voter registration forms available.

Voter registration forms must be mailed to the Union County Board of Elections, 271 North Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ 07208 and postmarked no later than Tuesday, Oct. 13 to be eligible to vote Nov. 3, 2015.

A voter must be a citizen of the United States and at least 18 years old by Election Day, not serving a sentence, probation, or parole because of a felony conviction, and a resident of New Jersey and Union County for at least 30 days.

Registered voters are also encouraged to use the Vote-by-Mail process when voting. Any voter may use the service.
To vote by mail, pick up an application from a municipal clerk, download the form at the Union County website, ucnj.org/vote-by-mail, visit the County Clerk’s offices in Elizabeth or Westfield, contact the Union County Clerk at 908-527-4996, or request an application through the Union County Votes App. Applications must be received by the County Clerk no later than Oct. 27. The deadline for in-person applications at the clerk’s offices is Nov. 2, before 3 p.m.

For all County Clerk programs and services, visit ucnj.org/county-clerk or call 908-527-4787.

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