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The Ocean County Board of Elections works in conjunction with the Office of the Ocean County Clerk under strict compliance of the election laws set forth by the State of New Jersey.

While each election office is responsible for carrying out their own specific duties mandated under state law, both offices are committed to providing services to all eligible voters in Ocean County with efficiency and fairness while upholding the integrity of the election process.

Election Events in Ocean County

Feb. 15, 2020 : FIRE ELECTION
Town: All Fire Districts
Hours: 2pm to 9pm
(Lakewood Only: 2pm to 10pm)
Registration Deadline: Jan. 25

Mail In Ballot - by Mail Deadline: Feb. 8
Mail In Ballot - In Person Deadline: Feb. 14 by 3pm

Mar. 10, 2020 : SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTION
Town: TBA
Hours: TBA
Registration Deadline: Feb. 18

Mail In Ballot - by Mail Deadline: Mar. 3
Mail In Ballot - In Person Deadline: Mar. 9 by 3pm

June 2, 2020 : PRIMARY ELECTION
Town: Countywide
Hours: 6am to 8pm
Party Affiliation Change: Apr. 8
Voter Registration: May 12

Mail In Ballot - by Mail Deadline: May 26
Mail In Ballot - In Person Deadline: Jun. 1 by 3pm

Sept. 29, 2020 : SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTION
Town: TBA
Hours: TBA
Registration Deadline: Sept. 8, 2020

Mail In Ballot - by Mail Deadline: Sept. 22
Mail In Ballot - In Person Deadline: Sept. 28 by 3pm

Nov. 3, 2020 : GENERAL ELECTION
Town: Countywide
Hours: 6am to 8pm
Registration Deadline: Oct. 13

Mail In Ballot - by Mail Deadline: Oct. 27
Mail In Ballot - In Person Deadline: Nov. 2 by 3pm

Dec. 8, 2020 : SPECIAL SCHOOL ELECTION
Town: TBA
Hours: TBA
Registration Deadline: Nov. 17

Mail In Ballot - by Mail Deadline: Dec. 1
Mail In Ballot - In Person Deadline: Dec. 7 by 3pm