Your vote is your voice! Take some time to ensure you are registered to vote before Election Day. You can also find information on how and where to vote below or check out the FAQ on Voting by Mail.
In 2020, the next scheduled election in NJ is:
November 3, 2020
Register to Vote
Check to see if you are registered to vote here.
If not, you can register to vote:
- Register online.
- OR download the Union County Voter Registration Form (English; Spanish), fill it out and mail to the Union County Commissioner of Registration.
- OR request that a Voter Registration Form is mailed to you here.
- Deadline: 21 days before an election
In 2020, the last day to register to vote in the General Election is:
October 13, 2020
How to Vote
Vote By Mail
In 2020, Vote By Mail Ballots are being sent to all ACTIVE, REGISTERED voters in SCOTCH PLAINS NJ on:
September 28, 2020
Where to Send Your Vote By Mail Ballot
- Ballot drop box locations in Union County can be found here. (Over 15 locations available including one in Scotch Plains: Scotch Plains Public Library, 1927 Bartle Ave)
- If you choose to mail in your ballot, it must be postmarked ON or BEFORE Election Day and received within 7 days. Ballots without a postmark will be counted if they are received within 2 days of Election Day.
- Ballots may also be delivered in person. In person delivery requires a NJ driver’s license or NJ issued ID.
Not yet an active, registered voter? Here’s what you need to do:
- Download the Union County Application For Vote By Mail Ballot Form (English; Spanish), fill it out and mail to the Union County Clerk.
- OR request that an Application For Vote by Mail Ballot Form is mailed to you here – click the “Request a Vote by Mail Ballot Application Be Mailed To You” button and fill out the form which pops up.
- Deadline: 7 days before an election – the application must be physically in the Clerk’s office to be valid.
- A voter may also apply in person up until 3pm the day before Election Day.
Vote In Person
Head to your local polling place (if you’re unsure where that is, use the link below to find out) on Election Day!
Please note that only persons with disabilities will be permitted to vote on an ADA compliant voting machine. If you go to a polling location, you will be provided with a paper, provisional ballot, which is just like a vote by mail ballot.
Where to Vote In Person
You can find your polling place here. This page is being regularly updated. Make sure to check this page before going to vote on Election Day.