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2022 Midterm General Election Information

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General Voting Information (All States)

Voting and Elections Toolkit: voting and election reference guide for each state, created by The American Library Association's Government Documents Roundtable.

Find My State or Local Election Office Website: This state/territory drop-down list will take you to your state's official Board of Elections information page.

New Jersey

Important Dates for NJ Voters

October 29 - November 6: Early Voting Period | Information about early in-person voting in New Jersey

November 1: Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for General Election

November 4: Deadline for Application to Receive General Election Mail-In Ballots by Electronic Means for Qualified Overseas Civilian and Military Voters

November 7 – by 3:00 p.m.: Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for General Election

November 8: General Election

  • Deadline for Post Office Receipt of Mail-In Ballots from the General Election
  • Deadline for In-Person Submission of General Election Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election

November 14: Deadline for Receipt of Timely Mailed Postmarked Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election

Source: New Jersey Voter Information Portal


Polling & Drop-Off Locations

Find your polling place: Polling Place Search

  • Note: Polls in New Jersey are open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Find Secure Ballot Drop-off locations: Drop Box Locations

  • Note: All locations are open 24 hours a day and until 8pm on election day unless noted.

Informed Voting