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A Party Declaration Form must be filled out. This may be obtained from either the Union County Board of Elections or the City Clerk. View to download and print out a Party Declaration form. Party Declaration forms must be received by the Union County Board of Elections no later than 50 days prior to the Primary.
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The Primary Election is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June. The General Election is held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November
Primary and General Election 6 am to 8 pm
You must register any time prior to the 20th day before any election to be eligible to vote in that and subsequent elections.
You can register by mail. An application can be obtained from the City Clerk, Board of Elections, or Union County Clerk by viewing the Application.
View vote-by-mail ballot application (PDF). The County Clerk must receive your completed application no less than seven days before the election by mail or by 3 p.m. the day before the election in person.
There are also numerous early voting sites in Union County that are open to any registered voter in Union County. One of these locations is the Rahway Recreation Center. Please visit the Union County Board of Elections early voting page for locations, dates, and hours.
Military personnel & dependent may vote by Military Absentee Ballot if:
Should you have any questions regarding elections or where to go to vote, please contact the City Clerk's Office at 732-827-2100.
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