BOARD of ELECTIONS

Salem County Board of Elections

Physical Address: 110 Fifth Street, Suite 1000, Salem, NJ 08079
Mailing Address: P.O. Box  56, Salem, NJ 08079
Main Phone: 856-935-7510
Eastern Part of the County Phone: 856-358-3857
Fax: 856-935-4312

Meeting Notice

The Salem County Board of Elections will hold a meeting on Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at 10:00 am in Conference Room 105, 110 5th Street, Salem, NJ 08079.FIND ON MAP

Election Board Members

William R Higgins, Chairman
Dana Mulligan
Julia Hiles

Voting Machine Technicians

Linda McKelvey
Steve Porch

Jarred Racer

Joshua Fitzgerald

Clarissa Ricketts

 

 

 

Board Meeting Schedule 2022

Download 2022 Schedule PDF

Unless otherwise noted, meetings take place at Salem County Fifth Street Conference Room #105, 110 Fifth Street, Salem, NJ, 08079.

  • May 4, 2022
  • June 1, 2022
  • June 7, 2022 (Primary Election Day)
  • June 13 Deadline for Receipt of Post Marked Mail in Ballots
  • July 13, 2022
  • Sept. 7, 2022
  • Oct.  5, 2022
  • Nov. 2, 2022
  • Nov.  8, 2022 (General Election Day)
  • Nov. 14 Deadline for Receipt of Post Marked Mail in Ballots
  • Dec. 7, 2022
Here are the 3 ways you can vote in the upcoming Primary Election

Here are the 3 ways you can vote in the upcoming Primary Election

1. VOTE-BY-MAIL BALLOT

decorative: icon mailRegistered voters can apply for a vote-by-mail ballot by following the instructions found at VOTE.NJ.GOV or contacting their County Clerk.

Then, VOTE and RETURN your ballot one of the following ways…

  • Mail: Your vote-by-mail ballot MUST be postmarked on or before 8:00 p.m. on June 7 and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before June 13.
  • Secure Ballot Drop Box: Place your vote-by-mail ballot in one of your county’s secure ballot drop boxes by 8:00 p.m. on June 7. Drop box locations can be found at VOTE.NJ.GOV.
  • Board of Elections Office: Deliver your vote-by-mail ballot in person to your county’s Board of Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. on June 7. County Election Officials’ contact informationcan be found at VOTE.NJ.GOV.
2. IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING

Decorative: icon in personThis option enables all registered voters to cast their ballot in person, using a voting machine, during a three-day period prior to Primary Election Day. You can choose to vote, in person, when it’s most convenient for your schedule.

No matter where you live in the county, you can vote your specific ballot at any of your county’s designated in-person early voting locations. Find your county’s locations at VOTE.NJ.GOV.

In-person early voting locations will be open Friday, June 3 through Sunday, June 5. Hours will be Friday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. and Sunday, 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. No appointment is necessary. Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.

3. AT YOUR POLLING PLACE ON PRIMARY ELECTION DAY

Decorative: icon polling placeVote in person at your polling place, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Primary Election Day, June 7. Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.

Go to VOTE.NJ.GOV for your polling place, listed on the Polling Locations page.

NOTE: Vote-by-mail ballots CANNOT be returned to your early voting location or polling place.

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Early Voting Centers 2022 (TBD)

TBD

Early Voting Schedule 2022

  • Friday, June 3 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, June 4 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, June 5 - polls open 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Saturday, October 29 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, October 30 - polls open 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Monday, October 31 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Tuesday, November 1 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Wednesday, November 2 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Thursday, November 3 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Friday,   November 4 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, November 5 - polls open 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • Sunday, November 6 - polls open 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The above dates and times apply to Early Voting Centers only!

Primary Election
Tuesday June 7 - polls open 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

General Election
Tuesday, November 8 - polls open 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Descriptions of Election Districts - March 16, 2022

CITY OF SALEM (1713)
Descriptions of Election Districts

March 16, 2022

The following Geographic Information Systems (GIS) data resources were provided by the NJDEP Stream centerlines 2015; NJDOT Street centerlines 2015; TeleAtlas Street centerlines 2010. The parcels (2021) were provided and referenced as the interpretation made by the New Jersey Geographic Information Network (NJGIN). The municipal boundaries 2021, were provided and referenced as the interpretation made by the NJ Office of GIS (NJOIT). This source data was utilized for the preparation of the election district word description as stipulated under N.J.S.A. 19:4-13 et seq., as required by Administrative Law 13:17-3.1 for submission to the Office of the New Jersey Secretary of State (SOS).

The City of Salem in the County of Salem in the State of New Jersey is comprised of a total of Two (2) Election Districts, which are, in turn, located within Two (2) Wards and are described herein. Due to population changes and other concerns documented during Census 2020, new boundaries for these Election Districts are required to meet New Jersey Statute Title 15 (NJAC: 15:10-3 Election District Maps) and Title 19 (NJSA: 19:4-13 Elections) guidelines and the City’s current needs.  The new boundaries for these Election Districts are described herein.

Ward East

Ward East/Election District One

The First Election District in the East Ward of the City of Salem shall include all of the territory and inhabitants thereof contained, in an area which is bounded and described as follows

Beginning at a point where the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657) is intersected by the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Northwesterly, following along the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657), to a point where said boundary intersects the physical centerline of Ninth Street;

Thence, Southwest, following along the physical centerline of Ninth Street, to a point where said boundary is intersected by the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49);

Thence, Northwest, following along the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Eakin Street;

Continue, Southwesterly, following along the physical centerline of physical centerline of Eakin Street, crossing over the physical centerline of Sinnickson Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Smith Street;

Thence, Northwest, following along the physical centerline of Smith Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665);

Proceed, Southwest, following along the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private);

Ward East/Election District One (cont’d)

Thence, Northwest, following along the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private), crossing over the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Oak Street;

 Thence, Southwest, following along the physical centerline of Oak Street, which transitions into the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border;

 Thence, Southerly then Easterly, various courses, following along the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border, crossing over the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665) then crossing over the physical centerline of Yorke Street (County Route 658), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem, the Township of Lower Alloways Creek and the Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border;

 Thence, Easterly, various courses, following along the City of Salem and Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also another point on the City of Salem and Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Northerly, various courses, following along the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border; crossing over the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem and the Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border;

 Thence, Northeasterly, various courses, following along the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657), which is also another point on the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border and also the point of beginning.

Ward West

Ward West/Election District One

The First Election District in the West Ward of the City of Salem shall include all of the territory and inhabitants thereof contained, in an area which is bounded and described as follows

Beginning at a point where the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657) is intersected by the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Northwesterly, various courses, following along the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which transitions into the centerline of the Fenwick Creek (a waterway) and is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border, crossing over the physical centerline of Market Street (N.J. State Route 45), to a point where said boundary intersects with the centerline of the Salem River (a waterway), which is also a point on the City of Salem and Township of Pennsville, Salem County shared border;

Ward West/Election District One (cont’d)

Continue, Southwesterly then Northwesterly then Southwesterly, various courses, following along the centerline of the Salem River (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Pennsville, Salem County shared border, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border;

Proceed, Southeasterly then Southerly, various courses, following along the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border, crossing over the physical centerline of Tilbury Road (County Route 661), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625);

Thence, Northeast, following along the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), which transitions into the physical centerline of Oak Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private);

Thence, Southeast, following along the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private), crossing over the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665);

Thence, Northeast, following along the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665), to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Smith Street;

Thence, Southeast, following along the physical centerline of Smith Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Eakin Street,

Thence, Northeasterly, following along the physical centerline of Eakin Street, crossing over the physical centerline of Sinnickson Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49),

Thence, Southeast, following along the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49), to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Ninth Street,

Thence, Northeast, following along the physical centerline of Ninth Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657),

Thence, Southeasterly, following along the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657), to a point where said boundary intersects with the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border, and is also the point of beginning.

The City of Salem is currently located in Legislative District Three and Congressional District Two.

Descriptions of New Ward Boundaries - February 15, 2022

CITY OF SALEM (1713)
Descriptions of New Ward Boundaries
February 15, 2022

The following data resources were provided by the NJDEP Stream centerlines 2015; NJDOT Street centerlines 2015; TeleAtlas Street centerlines 2010. The parcels (2021) were provided and referenced as the interpretation made by the New Jersey Geographic Information Network (NJGIN). The municipal boundaries 2021, were provided and referenced as the interpretation made by the NJ Office of GIS. This source data was utilized for the preparation of the ward district word description as stipulated under N.J.S.A. 40:44-15 (L. 1981, c. 496, s. 7, eff. Jan. 12, 1982) for submission to the Office of the New Jersey Secretary of State (SOS).

The City of Salem in the County of Salem in the State of New Jersey is comprised of a total of Two (2) Wards. Due to population changes and other concerns documented during Census 2020, new boundaries for these wards are required to meet Title 40, 40A (Municipalities, Counties) guidelines and the City’s current needs. The new boundaries for these wards are described herein.

Ward East

The East Ward of the City of Salem shall include all of the territory and inhabitants thereof contained, in an area which is bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at a point where the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657) is intersected by the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Northwesterly, following along the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657), to a point where said boundary intersects the physical centerline of Ninth Street;

Thence, Southwest, following along the physical centerline of Ninth Street, to a point where said boundary is intersected by the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49);

Thence, Northwest, following along the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Eakin Street;

Continue, Southwesterly, following along the physical centerline of physical centerline of Eakin Street, crossing over the physical centerline of Sinnickson Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Smith Street;

Thence, Northwest, following along the physical centerline of Smith Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665);

Proceed, Southwest, following along the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private);

Thence, Northwest, following along the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private), crossing over the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Oak Street;

Ward East (cont’d)

Thence, Southwest, following along the physical centerline of Oak Street, which transitions into the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Southerly then Easterly, various courses, following along the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border, crossing over the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665) then crossing over the physical centerline of Yorke Street (County Route 658), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem, the Township of Lower Alloways Creek and the Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Easterly, various courses, following along the City of Salem and Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also another point on the City of Salem and Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Northerly, various courses, following along the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Quinton, Salem County shared border; crossing over the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem and the Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Northeasterly, various courses, following along the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657), which is also another point on the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border and also the point of beginning.

Ward West

The West Ward of the City of Salem shall include all of the territory and inhabitants thereof contained, in an area which is bounded and described as follows:

Beginning at a point where the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657) is intersected by the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border;

Thence, Northwesterly, various courses, following along the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which transitions into the centerline of the Fenwick Creek (a waterway) and is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border, crossing over the physical centerline of Market Street (N.J. State Route 45), to a point where said boundary intersects with the centerline of the Salem River (a waterway), which is also a point on the City of Salem and Township of Pennsville, Salem County shared border;

Continue, Southwesterly then Northwesterly then Southwesterly, various courses, following along the centerline of the Salem River (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Pennsville, Salem County shared border, to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border;

Ward West (cont’d)

Proceed, Southeasterly then Southerly, various courses, following along the City of Salem and Township of Elsinboro, Salem County shared border, crossing over the physical centerline of Tilbury Road (County Route 661), to a point where said boundary intersects with a point on the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625);

Thence, Northeast, following along the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), which transitions into the physical centerline of Oak Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private);

Thence, Southeast, following along the physical centerline of Grieves Parkway (Private), crossing over the physical centerline of Chestnut Street (County Route 625), to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665);

Thence, Northeast, following along the physical centerline of Walnut Street (County Route 665), to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Smith Street;

Thence, Southeast, following along the physical centerline of Smith Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Eakin Street,

Thence, Northeasterly, following along the physical centerline of Eakin Street, crossing over the physical centerline of Sinnickson Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49),

Thence, Southeast, following along the physical centerline of East Broadway (N.J. State Route 49), to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Ninth Street,

Thence, Northeast, following along the physical centerline of Ninth Street, to a point where said boundary intersects with the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657),

Thence, Southeasterly, following along the physical centerline of Grant Street (County Route 657), to a point where said boundary intersects with the centerline of Keasbey’s Creek (a waterway), which is also the City of Salem and Township of Mannington, Salem County shared border, and is also the point of beginning.

The City of Salem is currently located in Legislative District Three and Congressional District Two.

Notice to Mail-in Ballot Bearers

SALEM COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS
NOTICE TO MAIL-IN BALLOT BEARERS

A person who transports a voted (completed) vote by mail ballot for someone else is considered a "Bearer". Bearers are limited to three (3) non-household ballots per election, except that an authorized bearer may transport up to five (5) ballots in an election if those voters are immediate family members residing in the same household as the bearer.

  • Not to exceed (5) ballots in total for any election
  • The Bearer MUST SIGN the "Bearer Portion" of the outer envelope of the ballot in the presence of the voter when taking custody of the ballot.

Any Bearer Ballots that exceed the limit must be REJECTED. If the Bearer is hand-delivering the ballot to the Salem County Board of Elections, then he/she MUST SHOW ID AND SIGN the Bearer Book.

If the Bearer is hand-delivering the ballot to a Salem County Ballot Box, the Bearer portion of the outer envelope must still be completed.

It is against the law for anyone except you, the voter, to mail or transport your ballot unless the outer envelope is sealed and the “Bearer Portion” is completed.

Important Information

Voter Registration PDF Forms - All-in-one form: English  |  All-in-one form: Spanish

Voter Registration

To register in New Jersey you must be:

  • A United States citizen
  • At least 17 years old, and understand that I may not vote until reaching the age of 18.
  • A resident of the county for 30 days before the election
  • You are not serving a sentence of incarceration as a result of a conviction of any indictable offense under the laws of this or another state or of the United States.
  • Do not Fax or Email Voter Registration forms, we cannot accept electronic registration. Completed form with original signature is required. Please mail, or deliver in-person: Board of Election 110 Fifth Street, Suite 1000 Salem NJ 08079
    Registration Deadline is 21 days prior to election.
  • False or fraudulent registration may subject you to a fine of up to $5,000, imprisonment up to 5 years or both pursuant to R.S. 19:34-1
  • You may also register to vote in Salem County at the following locations: Social Services Office, Motor Vehicle Commission or Municipal Clerk's Offices

PDF Maps

Alloway - Carneys Point - Elmer - Elsinboro - Lower Alloways Creek Mannington - Oldmans - Penns Grove Pennsville - Pilesgrove - Pittsgrove - Quinton - Salem City Upper Pittsgrove Woodstown

If you do not know your voting district, contact your Municipal Clerk or call the Election Board office. Your voting district, polling location name & address will be listed on your sample ballot. Sample ballots are typically mailed within a week of the election.

Election Results

Please contact the Salem County Clerk for Certified Official Results: Dale Cross 856-935-7510 ext 8605 or visit the website at http://salemcountyclerk.org.

Important Links

Ballot Drop Box Locations

  • Alloway – Municipal Building – 49 S Greenwich Street, Alloway, NJ 08001
  • Carneys Point – Municipal Building – 303 Harding Highway, Carneys Point, NJ 08069
  • Elsinboro – Municipal Building – 619 Salem Fort Elfsborg Road, Elsinboro, NJ 08079
  • Lower Alloways Creek – Municipal Building – 501 Locust Island Road, Lower Alloways Creek, NJ 08038
  • Mannington – Township Building – 491 Route 45, Mannington, NJ 08079
  • Oldmans – Municipal Building – 40 Freed Road, Pedricktown, NJ 08067
  • Penns Grove – Municipal Building – 1 State Street, Penns Grove, NJ 08069
  • Pennsville – Municipal Building – 90 South Broadway, Pennsville, NJ 08069
  • Pilesgrove – Municipal Building – 1180 Route 40, Pilesgrove, NJ 08098
  • Pittsgrove – Municipal Building – 989 Centerton Road, Pittsgrove, NJ 08318
  • Quinton – Municipal Building – 885 Salem Quinton Road, Quinton, NJ 08072
  • Salem City– 110 5th Street, Salem, NJ 08079
  • Upper Pittsgrove – Municipal Building – 431 Route 77, Elmer, NJ  08318
  • Woodstown - Municipal Building Parking Lot, 30 North Main Street, Woodstown, NJ 08098
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