The County Clerk welcomes visitors back to Suite 304 in the Cochran House Professional Building. The Clerk’s staff were temporarily relocated while renovations were made to Suite 304, improving the office for staff and customers alike. Among the improvements are new privacy stations for in-person voting.
Easy, Convenient, Saves Time & Gas
Voting in New Jersey is easier than ever!
*Increased opportunities to cast your ballot*
*No Long Lines*
How do I obtain a Vote Early Ballot?
• Call your County Clerk and simply ask to have a Vote Early Ballot Application mailed to your address; or
• Go online, download the application from your County Clerk’s website and mail to your County Clerk; or
• Apply in person at your County Clerk’s Office. If you apply in person 40 days or less prior to an election, you can obtain your ballot while you wait.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: Is there a deadline for Vote Early Applications?
A: Yes. Application by mail must be received at least 7 days before Election Day for a ballot to be mailed to you. However, voters can obtain ballots in person beginning 45 days before an election until 3:00 PM the day before the election.
Q: Is there a deadline for returning Vote Early Ballots?
A: Yes. Your voted early ballot must be received by the county Board of Elections and must be postmarked no later than Election Day and received no later than 48 hours after the time of the closing of the polls.
Q: Can I apply for another voter?
A: NO. Registered voters MUST apply for and sign their own Vote Early application. However, they may receive assistance in filling out and delivering the application. The assistor must complete Section 10 of the application and sign where indicated.
For more information, please contact your Sussex County Clerk.
Jeffrey M. Parrott (973) 579-0900 www.sussexcountyclerk.org
Election Board: (973) 579-0950