Press Release

For Immediate Release: April 17, 2020

Important Election Date Changes for Union County Voters

Union County, NJ — In an effort to ensure the Union County electorate is informed and the election process is transparent, the Union County Election Board is reminding voters of recent changes to the 2020 Presidential Primary Election calendar effectuated by Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 120.
 
The Presidential Primary Election will take place on Tuesday, July 7, 2020.  The deadline for a change of party affiliation is May 13, 2020.  The deadline to register to vote in the Primary Election is June 16, 2020.

The entire primary election calendar can be found on the Election Board’s website at ucnj.org/ucboe.  Residents are advised to mail their forms as soon as possible to ensure delivery via the U.S. Postal Service.
 
“I encourage Union County residents to use our website as a tool to stay informed on election changes, download forms and review legal advertisements relative to the 2020 Primary election,” said Nicole DiRado, Administrator, Union County Election Board. “The Election Board will continue to advise residents on any further updates as we work together with Governor Murphy to ensure the integrity of our elections while protecting the health and safety of the public.”
 
Election Board staff is working remotely during the COVID-19 public health crisis, and is continuing to return calls, answer emails, and process forms. 

To contact the Board of Elections visit online at ucnj.org/ucboe, call and leave a message at 908-527-4123 or 908-527-4121, or email ucboe@ucnj.org.
For more information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including guidance on the Union County Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University, visit ucnj.org/coronavirus-update.

For general information about COVID-19 and phone contacts for 24/7 assistance with questions, visit the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.

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For all Union County programs and services visit ucnj.org, call the Public Info Line, 877-424-1234, email info@ucnj.org or use the online Contact Form.
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