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New Jersey Voting Guide

Welcome to FindLaw's New Jersey Voter Guide. This page provides information about voter eligibility, registration, required voter identification, and registration deadlines. You will also find links to help you locate your polling place, election information about how to vote in person or by absentee ballot, and unique accommodations for voters with disabilities.

Am I eligible to vote in New Jersey?

In New Jersey, you are eligible to register to vote if:

  • You're a U.S. Citizen
  • You're at least 17 years old (but must be 18 by Election Day)
  • You've been a resident of any county in New Jersey for at least 30 days

You cannot vote in New Jersey if you are serving a sentence or on probation or parole for a felony conviction. However, if you have recently finished a sentence, including probation and parole, you can register to vote as a new voter.


Where Do I Vote?

You can easily find your polling place using your address in New Jersey. If you can't find your polling place, contact your County Board of Elections.

How To Register in New Jersey

There are two ways to register to vote in New Jersey. Register online or mail a voter registration paper application to your County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections

New Jersey Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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