Mon-Thurs: 8am-4pm
Friday: 8am-2pm

908.756.0080

15 Mountain Blvd
Watchung, NJ 07069

Hours: Mon-Thurs 8am-4pm
Friday 8am-2pm
Phone: 908.756.0080
Address: 15 Mountain Blvd
Watchung, NJ 07069

Election Information

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INTERACTIVE ELECTION RESULTS - CLICK HERE

2022 Unofficial Primary Election Results -  CLICK HERE

Voter Registration Application

Somerset County Board of Elections is looking for registered voters to serve as poll workers on Election days.

Training is provided prior to every Election.

For more information visit the Board of Elections website for an application click here or call 908-231-7086

2022 ELECTION DATES

Special School Board Election – October 6, 2022
Watchung Hills Regional High School District is having a referendum on Thursday, October 6.

Polls will be open from 2 to 8 PM

General Election – November 8, 2022

  • August 14 – Deadline for Secretary of State to Submit to the County Clerks the Statement of All Duly Nominated Candidates for General Election
  • August 15, 3pm - Drawing of Ballot Position for General Election Candidates by the County Clerks
  • August 19 - Deadline for Submission of Non-binding County and Municipal Public Questions to the County Clerks for Printing on the General Election Ballot
  • September 9 - Deadline to Submit Public Question for November School Board Elections to the County Clerk by the School Board Secretary
  • September 24 - Commencement of Mailing of Mail-In Ballots for General Election
  • October 18 - Voter Registration Deadline for General Election
  • October 25 – Deadline for Filing of Challenger Appointments for General Election
  • October 26 – Mailing of Sample Ballots for General Election
  • October 29 – November 6: Early Voting Period
  • November 1 - Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for General Election
  • November 7, 3pm - Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for General Election
  • November 26 - Deadline for County Clerk to transmit Official General Election Results to the Secretary of State

MAIL-IN BALLOTS
Mail-in ballots must be requested by the voter. Those who have previously requested to be sent ballots for upcoming elections, will automatically be sent a mail-in ballot by the Somerset County Clerk’s Office. New requests for a mail-in ballot will be processed within three days, and a ballot will be mailed out in that time frame for upcoming elections.

During Election season, mail-in ballots may be cast in one of three ways:

  1. Take completed mail-in ballot to the Board of Elections at 20 Grove Street in Somerville during working hours and before 8 p.m. on Election Day;
  2. Place a completed mail-in ballot in one of the 17 secure drop box locations. Watchung’s is located by in front of the Fire House at 57 Mountain Blvd.
     voting location
  3. Have a completed ballot postmarked before 8 p.m. on Election Day. Ballots sent through the US Post Office must arrive at the Board of Elections by a set deadline to be counted.

Mail-in ballots cannot be returned to any polling location.

vote by mail information

VOTE BY MAIL
Voting by Mail is an easy and efficient way to cast your vote if you are unable to vote at your polling location. Please refer to the information below to determine which application you should complete. If you do not have access to a printer and would like an application mailed to you, please complete this short form on the county’s website

If You Are... Use This Application
A civilian voter registered to vote in Somerset County - Mail-In Ballot Application (English) Solicitud de Boleta Para Votar por Correo (Spanish)
You may apply for a Mail-In Ballot if you are a registered voter by completing an application and submitting it to this office either by mail or in person. A Mail-In Ballot Application by mail must be received in this office no later than 7 days prior to the election for which it is being requested. All Mail-In Ballot Applications received by mail will be processed in a timely manner and Mail-In Ballots will be mailed directly to the voter. Registered voters may apply in person or via authorized messenger for a Mail-In Ballot up until 3:00 P.M. of the day before the election. Those voters applying in person will be able to receive their ballot by hand upon submitting the application.

A civilian voter residing overseas - You may apply for a Mail-In Ballot for federal elections if you are a voter who is living outside of the United States temporarily or permanently and who was residing in New Jersey immediately prior to departure. In order to receive a, the civilian overseas voter does not have to be a registered voter, but must have met the qualifications to register and vote in New Jersey prior to leaving the United States. The overseas civilian voter is entitled to a ballot whether or not the voter ever intends to return to the United States to reside. Federal Post Card Application

A military voter residing within the United States - Mail-In Ballot Application (English) Solicitud de Boleta Para Votar por Correo (Spanish)
You may apply for a Mail-In Ballot if you are New Jersey resident who is a member of the Uniformed Services, Merchant Marine, Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Uniformed Services” include members of the United States Armed Forces (Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Family members of a military voter are also entitled to vote by mail. If you are a Military voter currently residing within the United States, please complete a Mail-In Ballot Application and mark the appropriate choice in the Special Status box on the application.

A military voter residing overseaswww.fvap.gov/ You may apply for a Mail-In Ballot if you are New Jersey resident who is a member of the Uniformed Services, Merchant Marine, Commissioned Corps of the Public Health Service, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. “Uniformed Services” include members of the United States Armed Forces (Navy, Army, Air Force, Marine Corps and Coast Guard. Family members of a military voter are also entitled to vote by mail. If you are a Military voter currently residing outside the United States, please complete the Federal Post Card application to receive your Mail-In Ballot.

A mail-in voter wishing to withdraw from the program - If you wish to stop receiving ballots for All Future Elections you may opt-out at any time. Please be aware that if you opt-out during an active election period your request won't be implemented until after that election. Visit the County’s page