Tues., July 7th Primary Election
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FACE COVERING IS REQUIRED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE
In an effort to slow the spread of COVID-19, and to prioritize the health and well being of our staff and customers, anyone visiting the Sussex County Clerk’s Office is required to wear a face covering/mask until further notice.
SCHOOL BOARD CANDIDATES:
Completed nominating petitions may be submitted in person or electronically by email and must be received by 4:00 pm on July 7, 2020. If the petition is submitted electronically, no hard copy is required to be submitted.
Single Signature Electronic Candidate Petitions
Effective immediately as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, candidate’s can now obtain signatures electronically on a nominating petition. Please be advised that these are only supplemental signature pages. A candidate/designee will still need to complete all of the required documents (i.e. Certificate of Acceptance, etc.) All of the statutory requirements will remain the same.
Electronic Petition for Initiatives/Referenda for November 2020 general election.
Special Notice to Candidates Submitting Direct Petitions
NJ's Primaries Explained
Notice to Voters Who Automatically Received a Ballot by Mail
EARLY VOTING OPTIONS …
SPECIAL HOURS for in-person voting will be announced. The office is currently closed to the public to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19. Please call 973-579-0900 for updated information on early voting in person at the Clerk’s Office (83 Spring St., Suite 304; use parking lot behind building on Trinity Street).
Anyone can vote early by mail without having to state a reason for wanting to do so. Mail-in Ballots (also called “Absentee Ballots” or “Vote By Mail Ballots”) are available up to 45 days prior to Primary and General Election Days. We offer the following options to obtain a mail-in/absentee ballot:
Option 1: Request and Receive Your Ballot by Mail
Option 2: Apply in Person
Option 3: Authorize a Messenger To Deliver Your Ballot
Option to Vote by Mail in ALL FUTURE ELECTIONS
In New Jersey, ALL accepted mail-in/absentee ballots are counted on Election Day.
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