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County Website Offers Vote-By-Mail Details for Primary Election, Including Video Tutorial

Despite COVID-19, there is still a safe and secure way to exercise your right to vote in this year’s primary election, currently scheduled for July 7th.

As per Governor Murphy's Executive Order 144, the upcoming Primary Election will be mainly conducted by Vote By Mail and all active, registered Democrat or Republicans voters will automatically receive a ballot.

If your Vote By Mail (VBM) ballot is lost, damaged or you do not believe you received it, you may request a duplicate. Please fill out the Replacement Ballot Form at middlesexcountynj.gov/vote2020  and submit it by mail to the County Clerk’s Office. 


Active Registered Democrats and Republicans:
You will automatically receive your Vote By Mail ballot in the mail.
After filling out the Vote By Mail Ballot, you can:

  • Mail it from the comfort of your home 
  • Drop it off yourself at the Middlesex County Board of Elections, or
  • Deliver the ballot yourself to one of the specific and secure drop box locations throughout the County (see list below).

Active Unaffiliated, Inactive Unaffiliated, and Inactive Democrats and Republicans:
You should have recently received a Vote By Mail application from the County Clerk.
If your application is lost, damaged, or you do not believe you received it, please scroll to bottom of this page and download the application.
Please fill it out and mail (postage paid) by June 30th in order to receive a Vote By Mail ballot for the July 7th election.
After receiving and filling out the Vote By Mail Ballot, you can:

  • Mail it from the comfort of your home 
  • Drop it off yourself at the Middlesex County Board of Elections, or
  • Deliver the ballot yourself to one of the specific and secure drop box locations throughout the County (see list below).

Secure Ballot Drop Box Locations
Boxes will be available for ballot drop off 24 hours daily, and until 8:00pm on Election Night - July 7, 2020. 
Please be aware that these boxes will be under video surveillance at all times.

 
 
Jamesburg Municipal Complex                            
131 Perrineville Road, Jamesburg

Drop box located within the parking lot, in the Safe Zone

Piscataway Municipal Complex
455 Hoes Lane, Piscataway

Drop box located on walkway between municipal building and police station
Sayreville Borough Hall
167 Main Street, Sayreville

Drop box located behind building, on the sidewalk
(right side when facing the building)
Milltown Municipal Complex
39 Washington Ave., Milltown

Drop box located at beginning of side entrance accessible from the parking lot.  Slated as "Safe Exchange Zone"
Metuchen Municipal Complex
500 Main Street, Metuchen

Drop box located in back of parking lot - by handicap parking lanes.


To Vote in Person
A limited number of polling places will be open on Election Day, but you will only be able to cast your ballot in person using a provisional paper ballot. 

More Information:
  • If you are a disabled voter and need access to an ADA device to vote on July 7th, please call the Middlesex County Board of Elections at 732-745-3471.
  • If you have any questions regarding applications or the sending of mail-in ballots for the July 7, 2020 Primary Election, please call the Elections Division at 732-745-4202. For all other questions, please call the Board of Elections at 732-745-3471.
  • For further information about the July 7, 2020 Primary Elections, please visit state.nj.us/state/elections
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