Press Release

For Immediate Release: May 14, 2015

Union County Clerk Offers Sample Ballot Information for June 2 Primary Election On-Line & on ‘Union County Votes’ App

 

Vote Union County NJELIZABETH, NJ – Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi reminds registered voters that sample ballots for the Primary Election on Tuesday, June 2, may be reviewed on-line by visiting the County Clerk’s website or by using the new app, “Union County Votes.”

“As a former school board member, Mayor and Freeholder myself, I know the importance of an informed electorate,” Ms. Rajoppi said. “My website is designed to help voters familiarize themselves with local candidates in all 21 Union County municipalities. The free app, Union County Votes, is another way to access election information for those who use a mobile device.”

The names of candidates running for the Republican or Democratic nominations for the New Jersey General Assembly, County Clerk, County Freeholders and Municipal offices in the June 2 Primary Election are posted at www.ucnj.org/sample-ballots.

Information about the upcoming Primary Election also can be found by using the new app, “Union County Votes,” which is designed to help Union County residents connect quickly and easily with accurate information about voting and elections. The app is available for Apple and Android devices and it has active hyperlinks, phone numbers and e-mail addresses.

“The Union County Votes app enables voters to view sample ballots, find their polling place, request vote-by-mail ballot applications and voter registration forms,” Ms. Rajoppi added. “The app also provides information for people interested in becoming poll workers or running for office, including election filing dates and district maps.”

The County Clerk’s responsibilities include administering election laws within and for the County of Union and its 21 municipalities for primary, general, school board and special elections including acceptance of nominating petitions, designing ballots, mailing “Vote By Mail” ballots and tabulating voting results for the public record.

More information about sample ballots for the Primary Election can be obtained by calling the County Clerk’s Office at 908-527-4996 or by visiting the office at 2 Broad Street, Room 113, Elizabeth NJ 07207. Office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

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