NJ Elections

  • In 2020 the General Election date is November 3, when candidates for President, the U.S. Senate, the U.S. House of Representatives, and County and local officials stand for election.
  • Mercer County municipalities also have November 3 elections for Mayors, local governing bodies such as Township Committees and Borough Councils, local Boards of Education, and Fire Districts.
  • In New Jersey, the election will be conducted primarily by mail-in ballots.
  • All active, registered New Jersey voters will be sent a mail-in ballot automatically, whether they have requested vote by mail or not.
  • Voted mail-in ballots may be returned by U.S. Mail (postage prepaid), deposited in secure ballot drop boxes throughout Mercer County, or returned in person at a designated polling place on Election Day.
  • Voters who go to the polls on Election Day will be able to vote by provisional ballot or in a voting machine (by machine only if the voter is disabled.)
  • Mail-in ballots must be postmarked or deposited in ballot drop boxes no later than 8 PM on November 3 and received by the Board of Election by November 10 to be counted.