Remote procedure held in consideration of COVID-19 precautions.
Union County, NJ – Due to ongoing efforts to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus, Union County Clerk Joanne Rajoppi announces that the ballot position drawing for the June 8 2021 Primary Election will be live-streamed on Facebook. The drawing will be held on Friday, April 16 at 3:00 p.m. as designated by law. A link will be posted prior to the drawing.
“My office will continue to make use of the technology at hand to ensure that the mandated steps occur according to schedule, while taking every available precaution to protect staff and the public during the COVID-19 outbreak,” said Ms. Rajoppi.
Although in-person voting will be available on June 8, Ms. Rajoppi advises voters who are concerned about the COVID-19 virus to use a Vote-by-Mail ballot, especially those who are considered at higher risk due to their age or health status.
For more information on voting in Union County elections, including applying for a vote by mail ballot, visit the County Clerk’s Elections Division online at unioncountyvotes.com or call 908-527-4996.
For more information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including the Drive-Through Test Center at Kean University, the Mobile Test Unit walk-up sites, vaccination information, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit ucnj.org/covid19. General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at nj.gov/health.
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