For the most current 2020 General Presidential Election Information Please visit the 2020 New Jersey Voter Portal https://www.nj.gov/state/elections/vote.shtml
WHAT IS THE DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE?
21 Days prior to the Election
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT IF I AM REGISTERED? https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/registration-check
HOW CAN I REGISTER TO VOTE? Online Voter Registration: https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/register
Printable Paper Applications:
Essex County Voter Outreach Video - New Voting Machines
The following videos teach people how to use our new voting machines:
Due to COVID-19, the 2020 General Election will be
Primarily A Vote-By-Mail Election.
WHAT DOES THAT MEAN? All registered voters will automatically receive a ballot to vote by mail from Essex County. We encourage all residents to take advantage of this opportunity to vote by mail. Ballots can also be placed in one of the SECURE DROP BOXES* provided by Essex County.
WHAT IF I DIDN’T RECEIVE MY MAIL IN BALLOT? Use the link below to request a second Vote by Mail Ballot for the Essex County Clerk.
HOW TO VOTE BY MAIL Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9F13iRqZfeQ#action=share (click here)
*DROP BOX - WHAT IS A DROP BOX? A Secure Ballot Drop Box has been provided by the Essex County Clerk’s office and has been placed in front of the Glen Ridge Municipal Complex at 825 Bloomfield Avenue. These secure Drop Boxes are located throughout Essex County to provide residents another voting option. All residents are encouraged to utilize the Drop Box to cast their official vote by mail ballot. The Drop Box is monitored by security camera 24 hours a day and ballots are picked up by the County daily.
If you have any questions please contact Tara Ventola for assistance:
CAN I STILL VOTE IN PERSON? Yes, both the Glen Ridge Train Station and the Women's Club will be open for in person voting. Face coverings are recommended, and social distancing will be monitored and practiced to ensure the safety of all voters and poll workers. Please be advised all voters voting at the polling place in-person will be voting by provisional ballot.
WHAT IS A PROVISIONAL BALLOT? A provisional ballot is a paper ballot used to cast your vote It will look very similar to your vote by mail ballot. Provisional ballots are counted after the election when it has been determined you have not already voted by mail.
Glen Ridge Mayor & Council
Essex County Clerk’s Office
Essex County Board of Elections
New Jersey Division of Elections