See below for answers to the most common questions about voter registration. For more information on registering to vote, visit section on voting information on the State of NJ Website or the website for the Sussex County Board of Elections.
How do I find out where to vote?
The sample ballot that registered voters receive in the mail contains all polling information. Or you may find out by visiting this link.
How do I get an absentee ballot?
The Municipal Clerk’s office can provide you with an absentee ballot application which you mail to the Sussex County Clerk’s office. The application must be received by the Sussex County Clerk at least seven days prior to the election if mailed; or by 3:00 p.m. on the day prior to the election if you appear in person at the Sussex County Clerk’s office.
How do I register to vote?
You can register to vote at the Sussex County Clerk’s office in person or by mail. Voter Registration Forms are available at the Municipal Clerk’s office, or they can be downloaded from the Sussex County Clerk’s website: http://sussexcountyclerk.org/forms2/
You can also register to vote online through the State of New Jersey website: https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/register
What is the deadline to register to vote in an upcoming election?
Voter registration deadline is 21 days prior to an election. Voters may register after the deadline, but will not be eligible to vote in the election immediately forthcoming.
How do I declare or change my party affiliation?
The Municipal Clerk’s office can provide you with a “change of party” application. The application must be received by the Sussex County Clerk’s office fifty-five (55) days prior to the Primary Election. Forms can be obtained at the Sussex County Board of Elections website.