HOW TO VOTE JUNE 8TH

The voting process will be different this year, with in-person voting, mail-in ballots for voters who have previously requested them, and new voting machines at the polls. Here’s what you need to know to  make your vote count on June 8th.

  1. Vote in person at the polls Tuesday, June 8. Look up your polling location: voter.svrs.nj.gov/polling-place-search.

  2. If you are already registered to vote-by-mail, fill out your vote-by-mail ballot, and drop it in an Essex County secure ballot drop box by June 8th.

  3. Fill out your vote-by-mail ballot, and drop it in a mailbox before June 8th.

WONDERING IF YOU’RE SIGNED UP FOR VOTE BY MAIL?  LEARN HOW TO CHECK.

  • In order to find out if you’re registered for VBM, you can email the Essex County Clerk’s office at info@essexclerk.com.

  • Or, call the Essex County Clerk’s office at 973-621-4922.

  • As a registered VBM voter, you can fill out your vote-by-mail ballot, and drop it in an Essex County secure ballot drop box or mailbox by June 8th.

Make a plan to show up and make your vote count!

How To Vote

Essex County Ballot Drop-off Locations

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WHAT’S AT STAKE IN THE JUNE 8TH ELECTION?

This election will impact our schools, and our communities. Here’s who’s on the ballot, and how these elected officials shape public education and other systems in Newark.

The Governor – The NJ Governor is responsible for appointing the commissioner of education and guiding statewide policies on education.

State legislators – State legislators propose and vote on bills that affect the education funding, the curricula taught in our schools, equitable access to online learning, and social-emotional learning. 

The Essex County Sheriff -The Sheriff Officer leads the Essex County Sheriff’s office which provides safety and security to New Jersey’s Largest Superior Court Vicinage. It also manages law enforcement, emergency Management and Homeland Security Services, and is responsible for overseeing law enforcement, including the county police force.