FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: July 19, 2013
Public Contact: Union County Clerk, 908-527-4996
Media Contact Only: Tom Plante, 908-527-4746
Register to Vote by Tuesday, July 23,
for the U.S. Senate Special Primary Election
Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that Tuesday, July 23, is the last day for registering to vote in New Jersey’s upcoming U.S. Senate Special Primary Election.
“With the Special U.S. Senate Primary Election approaching in August, the deadline is just days away for first-time voters and new residents in Union County to register to vote in either the Democratic or Republican primaries,” Ms. Rajoppi said. “To be eligible to vote in the August 13 Special U.S. Senate Primary Election, new voters must be registered by Tuesday, July 23.”
To register to vote or to register an address change, forms are available in every municipality at the office of the municipal clerk. Forms also may be obtained by visiting the County Clerk’s office at 2 Broad Street in Elizabeth or at 300 North Avenue East in Westfield, or by visiting the Union County website: www.ucnj.org/voter-registration.
The office hours of the Westfield Annex of the County Clerk are 8:00 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays. Regular office hours in Elizabeth are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Voter registration forms and change of address forms must be received by the Union County Board of Elections, 271 North Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ 07208 no later than Tuesday, July 23, in order to be eligible to vote in the Special U.S. Senate Primary Election on August 13. To qualify to vote, you also must be a citizen of the United States and at least 18 years old, not serving a sentence, probation, or parole because of a felony conviction, and a resident of New Jersey and Union County for at least 30 days.
For more information about voter registration, please call the Union County Board of Elections at 908-527-4123.