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Union County Residents Advised on Early Voting and Important Dates for 2021 General Election

voteUnion County, NJ –Union County Board of Elections Administrator Nicole DiRado reminds Union County voters that a new Early Voting option is available for anyone who wishes to cast their General Election ballot in person, on a voting machine prior to Election Day.

Election Day is Tuesday, November 2. The Early Voting option began on Saturday, October 23 and will be in effect until Sunday, October 31.

“Early Voting is a historic first for New Jersey this year. Many voters wish to cast their votes in person, and the Early Voting option provides them with the opportunity to vote at a time and place of their convenience. Early Voting helps to reduce the chance of a last minute rush or mishap on Election Day, helping to ensure that every eligible voter can make their voice heard,” said Ms. DiRado.

Early Voting is a new option which enables all registered voters to cast their ballot in person, using a voting machine, during an eight-day period prior to Election Day.

There are seven Early Voting sites in Union County. For a complete list of locations visit the Board of Elections online at

The Early Voting sites are open to all Union County voters, regardless of their town of residence.

Voters who choose to cast their ballot on Election Day, Tuesday November 2, must use the polling place assigned to their street address. To find the correct Election Day polling place visit

Key dates for the 2021 General Election include:

  • October 23 to October 31: In-Person Early Voting
  • October 26: Deadline to apply for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot by mail for General Election
  • November 1 at 3:00 pm: Deadline to apply for a Vote-by-Mail ballot in person
  • November 2: Election Day – Polls are open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm

For more information about the General Election from the Union County Board of Elections, visit, email, or call 908-527-4123.

Union County residents who are interested in additional resources and information from the New Jersey Division of Elections can find the following resources online:

For information and updates on all Union County services during the COVID-19 outbreak, including free vaccination, free testing, emergency food distribution and other support services, visit General information about COVID-19 is available through the New Jersey Department of Health at

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