How to Vote in New Jersey: Election 2020

October 23, 2020

Erin Jerome


The freedom to vote in America is your political right! Read on to learn how to vote in the 2020 Presidential Election.

Election Day is Nov. 3!

How to Vote by Mail:

Each active registered NJ voter should have received a vote by mail ballot. Your ballot must be postmarked on or before November 3 and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before November 10.

OR: You can drop off your ballot at a secure ballot drop box, deliver it to your county Board of Elections office, or bring it to your polling place.

Find your Board of Elections office

Only you, the voter, can bring your ballot to your polling place on Election Day.

How to Fill Out Your Mail-In Ballot:

How to Vote at the Polls on Nov. 3:

There will be at least one polling location available in every municipality in the state and each county will operate at least 50% of its normal polling location capacity. Voters who do not receive a vote by mail ballot or who prefer to vote in person will cast a paper ballot at their designated polling location.
Voters with disabilities that prevent them from voting by paper ballot will have access to a voting assistance device.

Find my polling location

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Voting as a Person with a Disability at the Polls:

Before you will be allowed to vote with a machine, you will have to sign a certification attesting that you cannot complete a paper ballot.

More information on voting with a machine in NJ

Voting Accessibility in Union County

Voting: It’s Your Right

This voting resource developed by the Bogg’s Center answers questions such as:
-What is voting?
-What should I know about my voting rights?

voting -Who can vote in a government election?
-What should I do to prepare to vote?

Questions? Need assistance? Contact Disability Rights NJ at (609) 292-9742.
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