Register to Vote: In order to vote in any election, you must be registered at least 21 days prior to the election in which you plan to vote. If you have never voted before, or if you have moved or changed your name since the last election, now is the time to register/re-register.
To register you must be:
- At least 18 years of age
- A citizen of the United States
- A resident of the state/county/township for at least 30 days
Download a voter registration form:
Fill out and mail as per the address provided on the form to:
Middlesex County Commissioner of Registration
777 Jersey Avenue
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-9896
Please allow sufficient time for mailing as your original signature must appear on the form. Faxed copies will not be accepted.
Vote by Mail Ballot (Absentee Ballot): Now there is no excuse not to vote. In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail in any election. You do not need a reason to vote by mail. Don’t feel like going to the polls? Simply vote by mail. Allow sufficient time for this three step process:
1. Download a vote by mail application:
2. Mail completed form to:
Hon. Elaine Flynn, Middlesex County Clerk
75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor
PO Box 1110
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-1110
The completed form with your original signature must be received at least seven days prior to the election.
2. The Vote by Mail Ballot will be sent to you
3. Complete and mail in the Absentee Ballot as directed
Absentee Ballots must be received by the County Board of Elections before the close of polls on Election Day. You may also apply in person at your county clerk's office until 3:00 pm the day before the election.
(This is a terrific opportunity to model civic responsibility by encouraging your college student to vote by Absentee Ballot!)