The Sussex County Clerk’s Office will be open on Sat., June 5th from 9 a.m. to noon to accommodate voters who can’t make it to the polls for Tuesday’s Primary elections, or who missed the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot.
Here’s what you need to know:
The deadline to apply by mail for a mailed ballot has passed.
Registered voters can still apply for a paper ballot in person at the Sussex County Clerk’s Office Mon-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. up until 3 p.m. the Monday before Election Day (6/7th).
The Sussex County Clerk’s Office is located in the Cochran House Professional Building at 83 Spring St., Suite 304, in Newton.
Call 973-579-0900, ext 1507 for more information.
See What’s On the Ballot in your town. If you’re a registered voter of either the Democratic or Republican Party, don’t forget to vote in your party’s primary election on Tuesday, June 8th.
NOTE! If your registered voter status is “unaffiliated” you can show up at your polling place on Election Day, declare a party, and vote right away.
The polls are open again this June for in-person voting on voting machines. You will be mailed a sample ballot on or before June 2nd; your polling place will appear in a red box on the front of your sample ballot.
If you prefer to vote early by mail, submit an Application For Vote By Mail Ballot to your county clerk. Mailed applications must be received by the Clerk no later than 7 days before Election Day.
The Republican and Democratic primary elections are being held on June 8th this year, and voters will once again be able to cast their vote in person at the polls.
Polls will be open TUESDAY, JUNE 8 from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
For those voters who prefer to vote by mail — that is always an option. Click Here for more information on how to request a vote-by-mail ballot from your County Clerk’s Office.
Sample ballots for the June 8th elections will be mailed to voters about one week before Election Day. If you want to know now who’s on the ballot in your community, get a sneak peek on our website HERE.
After a brief closure due to an instance of COVID in the workplace, the County Clerk’s administrative office and records room are once again open to the public, with full services available.
Due to an instance of COVID19 in the workplace, the County Clerk’s Office administrative offices and records room will be closed to the public until further notice. Please check our website or call 973-579-0900 for updates.
We apologize for any inconvenience.
Elevator service is once again available at the Cochran House Building for anyone visiting the County Clerk’s Office in Newton.
Sussex County Clerk Offices Closed February 12 for Lincoln’s Birthday and February 15, 2021, in honor of Presidents’ Day
The Office of the County Clerk will continue to process passport applications, however passport photos will no longer be taken until further notice.
The Clerk’s Office is experiencing delays in the recording of its land documents — which now may take as much as 6-8 weeks from the time of receipt.
Please know that Clerk staff are working hard to meet demand. We ask your patience during these trying times.