WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO VOTE

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO VOTE

Posted on October 12, 2020

Unregistered Voters Must Register to Vote Before Oct. 13

 

HOW CAN I VOTE BY MAIL?      

All active registered voters in New Jersey will automatically receive their ballots in the mail. Then it’s as easy as VOTE, SIGN, SEAL, RETURN. How you return it is up to you.

 

1… Mail: It must be postmarked on or before 8:00 p.m. November 3 and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before November 10.

2… Secure Ballot Drop Box: Place your ballot in one of Somerset County’s secure ballot drop boxes by 8:00 p.m. on November 3.  There is a drop box in front of the Montgomery Twp. Municipal Building, 2261 Rt. 206, Belle Mead, NJ 08502.

3… Polling Place: Bring your ballot to your polling place by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 3. Remember only you, the voter, can bring your ballot to your polling place on Election Day. Check your ballot materials for polling place or for Montgomery read: https://twp.montgomery.nj.us/elected-officials/voter-information/

 

WHAT IF I HAVEN’T RECEIVED MY BALLOT?

Every active voter registered in New Jersey should receive a ballot in the mail. If it hasn’t arrived by October 12, track your vote-by-mail ballot status online at  Vote.NJ.Gov or contact the County Clerk, listed on the Somerset County website.

 

CAN I VOTE IN PERSON?  

You may choose to vote in person at your polling place, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Election Day, November 3, and you will be provided a provisional paper ballot. Accommodations will be made for people with disabilities to use an accessible voting device. Remember, you can return your vote-by-mail ballot at your polling place. Go to Vote.NJ.Gov for your polling place, listed on the Find Your Polling Location page.

Your ballot indicates your district and the polling place where you should vote, which may be different than usual. Montgomery Township will have four (4) polling places open as follows:

  • Central Jersey Masonic Center, 345 Kingston-River Road, Princeton (Dist. 1, 13, 18)
  • Otto Kaufman Community Center, 356 Skillman Road, Skillman (Dist. 2-4, 16, 19)
  • Montgomery Evangelical Free Church, 246 Griggstown Road, Belle Mead (Dist. 5, 6, 10-12, 17)
  • Montgomery Township Municipal Building, 2261 Route 206, Belle Mead (Dist. 7- 9, 14, 15)

 

HOW DO I REGISTER TO VOTE?      

You must be registered by October 13 in order to vote. Visit Vote.NJ.Gov for online voter registration or to check your registration status.

 

WHERE CAN I GET ADDITIONAL INFORMATION OR HELP?   

Visit Vote.NJ.Gov for full details, drop box and polling locations, and more answers to frequently asked questions. You may also contact your local election officials, or call the Voter Information and Assistance Line at 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837).

 

Source: Above excerpted from flier by the NJ Dept. of State and information from Somerset County Board of Elections and Somerset County Clerks Office.