GENERAL ELECTION (MIDTERM)
November 6, 2018
VOTER REGISTRATION DEADLINE
October 16, 2018
ID required to register?
ID REQUIRED. First-time registrants must provide a New Jersey Driver's License or Non-Driver State ID Number, or the last four digits of their social security number. If they have never been issued these documents then voters must provide a copy of a current and valid photo ID, or a document with their name and current address. Voters who do not provide this information will be asked for it when they vote for the first time.
NO. Contact your state representatives ask them to create online voter registration for all New Jersey voters.
Paper Form Registration
By Mail: Postmarked twenty-one (21) days before Election Day.
In-Person: Close of business twenty-one (21) days before Election Day.
Election Day Registration
NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all New Jersey voters to register to vote at their polling place on Election Day.
AVR was passed in April 2018 and is scheduled to be implemented in November 2018.
LIMITED. A voter may register to vote if they will be eighteen (18) on or before the next Election.
Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow voters to pre-register to vote after they turn sixteen (16).
Have you moved?
If a registered voter has moved within the state of New Jersey but has not updated their voter registration information.
Voters who move to a new address covered by the same polling place as your old address can vote at that polling place after signing an affirmation statement.
New Election District, SAME County
Voters can vote a provisional ballot at the new polling place after confirming their change of address in writing.
New County AFTER Registration Deadline
Voters can vote at their OLD polling place associated with their former address.
New County BEFORE Registration Deadline
Voters must complete a new registration form or they may not be able to vote.
Click HERE to find your polling place.
ID required to vote?
NON-PHOTO ID REQUESTED. Voters who registered for the first time by mail, but did not provide identification or who could not be verified may be asked to provide ID when they vote for the first time.
ID may include: a NJ driver's license, Military or other Government ID, Student or Job ID, Store Membership Card, United States Passport; OR bank statement, car registration, government check or document, non-photo NJ driver's license, rent receipt, sample Ballot, utility bill, or any other official document with your name and address.
Voters who cannot provide the requested ID may vote a Provisional Ballot.
Click HERE for more info.
Vote-by-Mail has replaced Absentee Voting. See VOTE-BY-MAIL for more information.
By Mail: Received seven (7) days before Election Day.
In-Person: Completed by 3pm the day before Election Day.
LIMITED. New Jersey is a No-Excuse Vote-by-Mail state which means all registered voters may apply for an Vote-by-Mail ballot in-person at their County Clerk's Office and vote that ballot in the same trip.
In-Person Vote-by-Mail Voting
BEGINS: Forty-five (45) days before Election Day.
ENDS: 3:00pm the day before Election Day.
See VOTE-BY-MAIL for more info.
Contact your state representatives and ask them to expand In-Person Early Voting to more locations and to all New Jersey voters.
Youth Vote in Primary?
NO. Contact your state representatives and ask them to allow all voters who will be eighteen (18) on or before any Election to vote in the preceding Primary Election.
Students attending college in New Jersey should visit the CAMPUS PROJECT for more information on registering to vote and voting in New Jersey.
Military and Overseas Voters should go to the Federal Voting Assistance Program website for more information on registering to vote and voting in New Jersey.
Voters convicted of a felony have their right to vote automatically restored after:
- completing their term of incarceration
- completing their parole
- completing their probation
• Voters can use the Campaign Legal Center's website to Restore Your Vote.
• Voters who lost their right to vote MUST re-register to vote.