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Early Voting Deadlines are Coming Up

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that the deadline for applying by mail for a Vote by Mail ballot is Tuesday, November 1.

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Yes, All Vote by Mail Ballots Are Counted

My office, along with the Union County Board of Elections, is responsible for administering elections in Union County, and we encourage voters to use Vote by Mail ballots. They are convenient and secure, and they enable voters to avoid the risk of a mishap that could prevent them from getting to the polls on Election Day.

Unfortunately, misconceptions about the Vote-by-Mail process can discourage some voters from using this option.

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 Sample Ballots for the November 8, 2016 General Election

Sample Ballots Now Available on County Clerk Website and Union County Votes App

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that sample ballots for all 21 municipalities are now available on the new County Clerk elections website, UnionCountyVotes.com, and on the Union County Votes app, a free download for mobile devices.

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Visit the New UnionCountyVotes.com Website for 2016 General Election Information

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce the launch of UnionCountyVotes.com, a new website that provides voters and election followers with complete information on the November 8th General Election.

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Union County Clerk Host Seminar for Notaries Public

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi hosted an educational seminar open to all Notaries Public featuring Union County Surrogate James S. LaCorte, Esq. as the main speaker at the John H. Stamler Police Academy in Scotch Plains.

The Notary Public course is a service being offered by the Office of the Union County Clerk. It is designed to instruct Notaries Public on how to perform their duties with confidence and diligence. Notaries will learn about the new online application process and the legal aspects of performing the duties of a Notary Public in an effort to avoid liability issues.

Union County Clerk Offers Flag Collection Service

In honor of National Flag Day, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds residents that torn or tattered American flags may be dropped off at her offices in Elizabeth and Westfield for proper retirement.

Official Election Results for the June 7, 2016 Primary Election

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Union County Clerk Opens Exhibit of Unique Presidential Campaign Memorabilia

The exhibit includes campaign buttons, original newspaper clips and historic election results along with ballot memorabilia. County Clerk Rajoppi invites members of the public to visit the historic Courthouse Rotunda from now until November.

COUNTY CLERK SAMPLE BALLOTS 2016

Sample Ballots Now Available on Union County Votes App

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi is pleased to announce that sample ballots for the June 7 Primary Day are now available on the Union County Votes! mobile app and the County Clerk’s website

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Union County Clerk Updates Election App

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi speaks with a commuter at the Union train station about updates for “Union County Votes,” a mobile app that provides voters and election watchers with on-the-go information.

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Union County Clerk Offers Extra Opening for Vote-By-Mail

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds Union County residents that her Main Office in Elizabeth has scheduled a special opening on Saturday, June 4 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for anyone wishing to obtain a Vote-By-Mail ballot in person. The Annex Office in Westfield is also open from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for anyone wishing to obtain a Vote by Mail Ballot.

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Story of Presidential Elections Told through Buttons & Banner Headlines

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi invites members of the public to visit the historic Courthouse Rotunda from now until November, to view a new exhibit of unique presidential campaign memorabilia from years past.

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Municipal Clerks Week

Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi welcomes members of the Union County Municipal Clerks Association at the County Clerk’s annual appreciation luncheon in honor of Municipal Clerks Week. This year’s luncheon was held at Liberty Hall Museum in Union.