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Union County Clerk Offers Application Forms to “Vote By Mail” in Nov. 2 General Election

ELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi helps to sortsome of the “Vote By Mail” application forms that have been received at her office. Registered voters may pick up a Vote By Mail application form at their local municipal building; they can download the form at the County Clerk’s website: or they can contact the Clerk’s Office at 908-527-4996.


ELIZABETH, NJ – With the Nov. 2 General Election just a few weeks away, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds voters that applications are available so they can “Vote By Mail.”

“The new Vote By Mail application form is available in every municipality in Union County and on-line,” Ms. Rajoppi said. “My office is working to make the voting process as fast and convenient as we can for everyone who is eligible. We have conducted outreach via the Internet, brochures, an educational video and speaking engagements to advise voters about this alternative, secure, efficient way of voting.”

Currently the Union County Clerk’s Office has processed 5,000 application forms to Vote By Mail and expects the number to grow and far exceed the 6,000 applications processed in 2006 before the last mid-term election.

Registered voters are encouraged to Vote By Mail, an easy process which has replaced Absentee Voting. To obtain an application form, voters may pick up the form at their local municipal building; they can download the form at the Union County Clerk’s website: 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.

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