FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: February 14, 2014
Contact: Union County Clerk, 908-527-4996
www.ucnj.org/vote-by-mail

Media Contact Only: Tom Plante, 908-527-4746



Union County Clerk Offers One-Stop “Vote-By-Mail” Service at Westfield and Elizabeth Offices for March 11th Special School Referendum in the Borough of Mountainside


MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that a “One-Stop” service is available for Mountainside voters beginning on February 18th at the County Clerk’s Westfield or Elizabeth offices for the Special School Referendum in Mountainside.

The Special School Referendum in Mountainside, scheduled for Tuesday, March 11th, from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., involves funds for work on the Deerfield and Beechwood elementary schools.

“Registered voters in Mountainside may apply for a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the Special March 11th School Referendum in person at either one of my offices, receive their ballot and cast the ballot at the same time,” Ms. Rajoppi said. “This one-stop voting service is available at my Westfield office as well as at the main office in Elizabeth.”

The deadline to apply for a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the March 11th Special School Election is Tuesday, March 4th by mail-in application. The deadline to apply in-person is Monday, March 10th at 3:00 p.m.

The opportunity to Vote-By-Mail in Westfield and Elizabeth is another service available at the County Clerk’s two offices, along with passport application and renewal services, registration of Trade Names, and the application and swearing in of Notaries Public.

The Westfield Annex of the County Clerk is located at 300 North Avenue East, Westfield 07090. Office hours are 8:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays; 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays; and 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Saturdays.

The Main Office of the County Clerk is located at the Union County Courthouse, 2 Broad Street, Room 113, Elizabeth, NJ 07207. Regular office hours in Elizabeth are Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Vote-By-Mail is an easy, secure process that has replaced the Absentee Ballot. Voters do not need to give a reason why they wish to Vote-By-Mail. To obtain an application form, voters can download the form at the Union County Clerk’s website: www.ucnj.org/vote-by-mail or they can contact the Union County Clerk at 908-527-4996. The Clerk’s website also includes a video that explains how to fill out the Vote-By-Mail application form.


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