County Clerk

Union Joanne Rajoppi, County Clerk
Phone: 908-527-4787
Address: Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad Street, Elizabeth, NJ 07207

As the County Clerk I am pleased to acquaint you with the broad range of services and functions our office performs. From the recording and filing of all land transactions within the 21 municipalities of our county to the processing of Passports and elections, we are always available to assist and direct you in your needs.

We invite you to download our free Union County Votes App for ioS, android phones and tablets. It will give you instant access to the vital tools of voting and accurate election information.

– Joanne Rajoppi

Important Notice to Voters

If you received a letter from the Union County Clerk’s office regarding the new vote by mail ballot law please respond by Tuesday, May 14th in order to receive your vote by mail ballot on time to vote in the June 4th Primary Election.

Notary Public Seminar

A sell out crowd of about 45 Prospective and current notaries took the 3 hour seminar. The next planned seminar will be September and information will be posted on our website.

Union County Clerk Congratulates “I Voted” Sticker Design Art Contest Winners

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi congratulates the winners of the “I Voted” Sticker Design Art Contest sponsored by the Clerk’s office. Gina Fabio of the Deerfield School in Mountainside is the winner in the Grade 5-8 category. Ashleigh Simpson, of Union, from Union County Vocational and Technical School in Scotch Plains is the winner in the category of Grades 9-12. Gina was joined by her parents Joe and Lisa Fabio. Ashleigh was joined by her parents Henry and Lorraine Simpson.



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Office Hours for the Holiday Season

Elizabeth Location:
Monday December 24, 2018 7:30pm to 3:30pm
Monday, December 31, 2018 7:30 to 3:30pm

Westfield Location:
Monday, December 24,2018 8:00am to 3:30pm
Monday, December 31, 2018 8:00am to 3:30pm

Please arrive 30 prior to closing to  process your Passport Application

Both Elizabeth and Westfield offices will be Closed on December 25th and January 1st and resume normal business hours on December 26, 2018 and January 2nd 2019.

Latest News and Updates

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi Recognized for Innovation

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Union County Clerk Offers Gold Star ID Cards for Parents

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Union County Freeholders Bruce H. Bergen and Mohamed S. Jalloh joined Union County Sheriff Peter Corvelli, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi and Union County Surrogate James LaCorte in congratulating the top winners of the 2018 “My County” poster contest sponsored by the Union County Constitutional Officers.

The top four winners of the contest are (from left): Ethan Lopes Moreira (1st place) from Our Lady of Guadalupe Academy in Elizabeth, Magda Wlodarski (2nd place) from St. Michael Elementary School in Cranford, Milani Washington (3rd place) from St. John the Apostle Elementary School in Clark and Rosa Rocio (4th place) from the Ronald Regan Elementary School No. 30 in Elizabeth.

More than 200 fourth grade students from schools throughout Union County entered the contest. Twelve winners in total will have their artwork featured in a poster calendar.

Union County Clerk’s New Absentee Ballot Assistance Stations

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