Editor's Note: The following is a news release issued by the New Jersey Division of Elections.

The New Jersey Division of Elections is reminding all eligible but unregistered voters, as well as New Jersey voters who have recently moved to another county, that the deadline to register for the Nov. 6 general election is Oct. 16.

To register to vote by mail, applicants may visit www.Elections.NJ.gov to obtain county-specific registration applications available in several languages, including Spanish, Korean, Gujarati, Simplified Chinese and Traditional Chinese.

Applications may be mailed up to and including Oct. 16, and applications postmarked by that date will be accepted.

An original signature is required on each application, so faxed and electronically submitted registration applications are not permitted.

Information on registering to vote in-person, including a list of superintendents and commissioners of registration and their hours, is available at the New Jersey Division of Elections' website, www.Elections.NJ.gov.

Applicants may also register to vote while utilizing services from the following agencies and programs: 

  • Motor Vehicle Commission Offices
  • New Jersey Department of Human Services
    • Division of Medical Assistance & Health Service
    • Division of Developmental Disabilities
    • Commission of the Blind & Visually Impaired
    • WorkFirst NJ Program
  • New Jersey Department of Human Services
    • Office of Disability Services
    • Supplemental Food Program for Women, Infant & Children (WIC)
  • New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development
    • Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services
  • Armed Forces of the United States Recruitment Offices
  • County Welfare Agency or County Board of Social Services

New Jersey will soon launch improvements to its military and overseas electronic ballot delivery system, thanks to an $800,000 grant from the Federal Voting Assistance Program. The grant will enable New Jersey to integrate the ballot delivery process into its statewide voter registration system.

This integration will help county clerks more quickly and accurately attach a voter's correct ballot to an email to the voter.

More information on the October 16 registration deadline and for other election information is available at www.Elections.NJ.gov.

 

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