The Union County Board of Elections reminds residents that May 16 is the deadline for voter registration for the 2023 Primary Election. Election Day will be June 6.
“There are multiple options for residents to register to vote in time for the upcoming election,” said Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado. “Those eligible to vote can apply online, by mail or in person in order to register.”
To receive a voter registration form by mail, call the Board of Elections at 908-527-4123.
To download voter registration forms in English or Spanish from the Union County Board of Elections website, visit at ucnj.org/boe/voter-registration-information. Be sure to print and sign the form before returning.
Eligible Union County residents can also register to vote online. To register online, visit the New Jersey Division of Elections at voter.svrs.nj.gov/register and follow the Online Voter Registration instructions. Voters who register online will receive a confirmation from notice from the County Commissioner of Registration. If the online application contains errors or is incomplete, the voter will be provided with instructions to correct it.
The Union County Board of Elections office, located at 271 North Broad St. in Elizabeth, is open Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. to accept Voter Registration Forms. The Board of Elections Office will also remain open until 9 p.m. to receive forms on May 16, the day of the voter registration deadline.
Municipal Clerk offices can also provide and accept voter registration forms.
You can register to vote if:
- You are a United States citizen
- You will be 18 years old by the next election
- You will be a resident of the state and county for 30 days before the election
- You are not currently serving a sentence because of a felony conviction
- As of March 17, 2020, persons currently on parole or probation are entitled to vote.