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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.


LIVE Audit for 2020 General Election (Video only)

Access code / Meeting number: 179 046 2534



Election Events in Ocean County:

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

To obtain a Mail In Ballot by Mail - Deadline: Oct. 23, 2020
To obtain a Mail In Ballot In Person - Deadline: Nov. 3, 2020 prior to 8pm

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

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

Election Board Meetings:

Regular Meetings:
Sunday, November 15, 2020 1:00 PM
Monday, November 16, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 9:00 AM

Canvasser's Meeting
Monday, November 23, 2020 at 2:00 PM

South Toms River Council Election Recount
Monday, November 30, 2020 at 10:00 AM

Audit of November 3, 2020 General Election
Tuesday, December 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
- At 9:00 Drawing of the Ballot Batches takes place.
- Immediately following the drawing, the audit will begin.

Regular Meeting & Special School Board Election (TBD)
Tuesday, December 8 at 2:00PM

Canvasser's Meeting, if there is a Spec. School Election
Monday, December 14 at 11:30:00AM (TBD)