In every election, we cast votes on issues that define our lives. We decide whether communities will have the power to hold police accountable, whether all people have access to abortion and other reproductive health care, whether all people have a fair shot in a criminal legal system marred by systemic racial disparities, whether New Jersey is fair and welcoming for all. Whether you plan to vote early, by mail, or in-person on Election Day, we hope that racial and social justice, civil rights, and civil liberties are at the forefront of your mind as you cast your ballot at the polls.   

Election Day in New Jersey is Tuesday, November 7, 2023. Polls are open on Election Day from 6 a.m.-8 p.m. Find your polling place here. 

Early voting is also available to New Jersey voters. You can vote early in-person using a voting machine from October 28, 2023, to November 5, 2023. On these days, only certain polling locations are open, but you can vote at any of the ones located in your county. You can find the early voting polling locations for your county here. These polling locations will be open during the early voting period from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. on Mondays through Saturdays, and from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. on Sundays.  

In addition to in-person voting, New Jerseyans have the option to vote by mail. You may vote by mail by completing an application and returning it to your county clerk. The county clerk must receive your mailed application by October 31, 2023 (7 days prior to the election). You may also apply in person at your county clerk’s office until 3 p.m. on November 6, 2023, the day before the election.

Once you have applied for and received a vote-by-mail ballot, you can return your ballot in one of three ways: by mail (postmarked by 8 p.m. on election day, November 7, 2023), using a ballot drop box (deposited by 8 p.m. on election day, November 7, 2023), or in person at your county Board of Elections office (by 8 p.m. on election day, November 7, 2023). You can track the progress of your ballot online.   

Pledge to Vote

Sign our pledge to vote in the upcoming election and help build a stronger and more just New Jersey for all.

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2023 Election Mailer

When it comes time to vote this fall, you will decide what our future holds – we hope you vote like your rights depend on it.

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Know Your Voting Rights

Before you step into a polling booth, be sure to know your rights.

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Problems at the Polls?

If you experience any problems at the polls, be sure to call the NJ Division of Elections at 877-NJ-VOTER or the Election Protection Hotline. Expand to see Election Protection Hotlines in more languages.

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  • 866-OUR-VOTE for English 
  • 888-VE-Y-VOTA for Spanish 
  • 844-YALLA-US for Arabic 
  • 888-API-VOTE for Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali

Know Your Rights: Displaying Political Signs

Displaying political signs on your property is a fundamental practice of free speech and expression. Know your rights.

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How to Vote in New Jersey as a College Student

For college students, it can be difficult to know how to register, and how to vote. Here’s what you need to know

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