FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 5, 2013
Contact: Sebastian D’Elia, 908-527-4419
Tom Plante, 908-527-4746
Union County Clerk Offers “Vote-By-Mail” Ballots
for Special May 7th Berkeley Heights Election
BERKELEY HEIGHTS, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announced that Vote-By-Mail ballots for the Berkeley Heights Special May 7 Election will be available beginning on Monday, April 8, through the County Clerk’s Westfield or Elizabeth offices.
The Special Election in Berkeley Heights, scheduled for Tuesday, May 7, from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m., involves a proposed amendment to the Sewer Use Agreement between the Warren Township Sewerage Authority and the Township of Berkeley Heights.
“Registered voters in Berkeley Heights may obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot for the Special May 7 Township Election by visiting my website or my offices in Westfield or Elizabeth,” Ms. Rajoppi said. “The service at the Westfield office, with its convenient Saturday office hours and evening hours during the week, makes voting more accessible for voters unable to go to the polls in person on May 7.”
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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