General Election



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Registration of Voters

To be conducted at the office of the Salem County Board of Election, 110 Fifth Street Suite 1000, Salem, NJ 08079 between the hours of 8:30am thru 4:30pm; Monday through Friday, or at the Municipal Clerk’s offices, in the voter’s community, each weekday during normal business hours. The requirements to vote in Salem County, a person must be a citizen of the United States of American, a resident of New Jersey and County for 30 days, and must be 18 years of age on or before TUESDAY NOVEMBER 7, 2023. Also, must not currently be serving a sentence, probation, or parole because of a felony conviction. Any person qualified to vote in an election shall have registered to vote on or before the 21st day preceding the election which is, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2023. For the convenience of the voters Salem County Board of Elections office will be open one late night on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 8:30am thru 9:00pm.

Vote by Mail

A voter who would like to Vote by Mail may do so by telephoning the office of the County Clerk at: 856-935-7510 extension 8454 for application information.

Transfer of Registration

A voter who is registered in one election district and who moves to another residence in Salem County should transfer their registration to the new address by the date of, Tuesday, October 17, 2023, the close of registration to assure that they will be able to vote in the proper election district. This can be accomplished by informing the Board of Elections, and requesting a change in residence form or at New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission. Those registered voters who move to another municipality within Salem County without notifying the Board of Elections of their change of address, are still eligible to vote by going to their new polling location in the Municipality in which they currently reside and requesting a Provisional Paper Ballot. The District Board Members will call the Salem County Board of Elections to insure that the voter is registered.

Voter Identification

All persons who registered to vote after January 1, 2003, must provide identification information pursuant to Federal Law 107-252 Help America Vote Act (HAVA) of 2002. If you do not provide either your New Jersey’s Drivers license number or the last four digits of your Social Security number at the time of mailing a registration, you will be asked for identification when voting at the polling place or by a Vote by Mail Ballot. A valid photo ID or a copy of a current utility bill, bank statement, rent receipt, paycheck or government document (black out numbers) that shows your name and address will also be accepted. Failure to provide this information at the time of voting will require you to vote by provisional ballot. You may deliver your ID information to the Salem County Board of Elections or by fax (856)935-6725 before the close of business the second day after the election.

The Driver’s License number and Social Security information are exempt from the Open Public Records Act, N.J.S.A. 47:1-1 et seg. and will remain confidential and not be released by any governmental agency. Any person who uses the required identification, for any purpose whatsoever, except as permitted by law, shall be subjected to criminal penalties.

Public Notices

Publication of Notice of Certification for Tabulator System N.J.S.A 19:53A-8
The Salem County Board of Elections announces Certification of the Tabulating System for use in the NOVEMBER GENERAL ELECTION at the Board of Elections Office.

All Vote by Mail Ballots MUST be delivered to the Election Board, Ballot Boxes or Polling Location by 8PM on November 7, 2023.

Official Election Results are released through the Salem County Clerk’s office. Contact Salem County Clerk Dale Cross 856-935-7510 x8605 for results.