Elections

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Register to Vote

Qualifications of an Eligible Applicant

  • Must be a United States citizen
  • You are not currently serving a sentence, probation or parole because of a felony conviction
  • You will be 18 years of age by the next election
  • You will be a resident of the State and county 30 days before the election

Registration Deadline

The deadline is 21 days before an election. This may change, however. Always contact your Municipal Clerk  or the Bergen County Commission of Registration.


Where to Register to Vote

Applications can be obtained either online from the County here , from the Edgewater Borough Clerk, or at the Division of Motor Vehicle offices.

You are required to provide identification when applying.

Primary Elections

Primary Elections are held on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in June. The polls for this election are open from 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.

General Elections

General Elections are held on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November. The polls for this election are open from 6 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Vote by Mail

You must submit an application to the County Clerk's office Election Division. These applications are available at the County Clerk's Election Division and also at your local municipal clerk's office. You may also download and print an application using the link below.

Download Vote-By-Mail Application

Download Vote-By-Mail Korean Application (우편 투표 신청 - 한국어)

Download Vote-By-Mail Spanish Application (Voto por correo de Aplicación - Español)