Are you ready to vote? Here's what you need to know about Tuesday's primary election

Tuesday, June 6 is primary election day in New Jersey for voters registered as members of specific political parties.

Heres what you need to know before heading to the ballot:

Candidates who win their races will be the official representatives of their party in the 2023 General Election on Tuesday Nov. 5.

Voting stations are open on Tuesday, June 6 from 6 a.m. until 8 p.m. The “early voting” period was Friday, June 2 through Sunday, June 4.

The period to receive a ballot through the mail is past. But a voter may in person ask for one at their county clerk’s office until 3 p.m. on Monday, June 5.

Anyone sending a Vote by Mail Ballot must have it a postmarked no later than June 6, and it must be received within 48 hours of Election Day.

Below are breakdowns of who is running in state and county government races in Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, and Cumberland counties. Only those candidates whose names appear on the sample ballots at each county’s clerks office are listed below.

NEW JERSEY LEGISLATURE

1st Legislative District

Available: One state Senate seat, two General Assembly seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, Charles R. LaSpata is unopposed for Senate. Damita White-Morris and Eddie L. Bonner are unopposed for Assembly.

In the Republican Party primary, incumbent Michael L. Testa Jr. is unopposed for Senate. Incumbents Erik Simonsen and Antwan McClellan are unopposed for Assembly.

3rd Legislative District

Available: One state Senate seat, two Assembly seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, the contested Senate race is between John J. Burzichelli and Mario DeSantis. The contested Assembly race is among Heather Simmons, Dave Bailey Jr., Tanzie Youngblood, and Robert Fitzpatrick.

In the Republican Party primary, the contested Senate race is between incumbent Edward Durr and Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer. The contested Assembly race is among incumbent Bethanne McCarthy Patrick, Thomas J. Tedesco Jr. and Joseph Collins Jr.

4th Legislative District

Available: One state Senate seat, two Assembly seats.

In the Republican Party primary, the contested Senate race is between Christopher W. Del Borrello and Nick DeSilvio. The contested Assembly race is among Matthew P. Walker, Amanda Esposito, Denise Gonzalez, Michael Clark, and John M. Keating.

In the Democratic Party, Assemblyman Paul D. Moriarty is unopposed for Senate. Dan Hutchison and Cody D. Miller are unopposed for Assembly.

5th Legislative District

Available: One state Senate seat, two Assembly seats.

In the Republican Party primary, Clyde E. Cook is unopposed for Senate. Joe Miller and Yalinda Pagan are unopposed for Assembly.

In the Democratic Party primary, incumbent Nilsa Cruz-Perez is unopposed for Senate. Incumbents William F. Moen and William W. Spearman are unopposed for Assembly.

6th Legislative District

Available: One Senate seat, two Assembly seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, incumbent James Beach is unopposed for Senate. Incumbents Louis D. Greenwald and Pamela R. Limpitt are unopposed.

In the Republican Party primary, there is no Senate candidate. Daniel M. Kenny and Danielle M. Barry are unopposed for Assembly.

7th Legislative District

Available: One Senate seat, two Assembly seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, incumbent Troy Singleton is unopposed for Senate. Incumbents Herbert C. Conaway Jr. and Carol Murphy are unopposed for Assembly.

In the Republican Party primary, James A. Fazzone is unopposed for Senate. Douglas F. Dillon and Eileen Bleistine are unopposed for Assembly.

8th Legislative District

Available: One Senate seat, two Assembly seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, Heather Cooper is unopposed for Senate. Andrea Katz and Anthony Angelozzi are unopposed for Assembly.

In the Republican Party primary, Latham Tiver is unopposed for Senate. Incumbents Michael Torriss Jr. and Brandon E. Umba are unopposed for Assembly.

12th Legislative District

Available: One Senate seat, two Assembly seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, Brandon A. Rose is unopposed for Senate. Paul Sarti and Raya Arbiol are unopposed for Assembly.

In the Republican Party primary, Owen Henry is unopposed for Senate. Incumbents Robert D. Clifton and Alex Sauickie are unopposed for Assembly.

BURLINGTON COUNTY

County Clerk

Available: One seat.

In the Democratic Party primary, incumbent Joanne Schwartz is unopposed.

In the Republican Party primary, Deborah Buzby-Cope is unopposed.

Board of Commissioners

Available: Two seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, incumbents Tom Pullion and Balvir Singh are unopposed.

In the Republican Party primary, Alfonso Gambone and Larry Vernamonti are unopposed.

Check your local ballot for any municipal races.

The Burlington County Board of Elections is (609) 265-3131 or -5111. Its website is https://www.co.burlington.nj.us/297/Election-Board. The Clerk’s Office is (609) 265-5122.

Camden County

Board of Commissioners

Available: Two seats

In the Democratic Party primary, the contested race is among Kate Delany, Samuel E. Sweet, incumbent Louis Cappelli Jr., and incumbent Jonathan L. Young Sr.

In the Republican Party primary, Jason Fanning and Norman C. Rebel Jr. are unopposed.

Check your local ballot for any municipal races.

The Camden County Board of Elections is at (856) 401-8683. The Clerk’s Office is at (856) 225-5300. Its website is https://www.camdencounty.com/service/county-clerk/election-division.

Gloucester County

Surrogate

Available: One seat.

In the Republican Party primary, the contested race is between Sam Maccarone and Stephen Bottiglieri.

In the Democratic Party primary, incumbent Joe Chila is unopposed.

Board of Commissioners

Available: Three seats.

In the Republican Party primary, the contested race is among James R. Philbin Jr., Adam Wingate, Heather Flaim, Brooke Rivello, Erick Anderson, and Frank Fisher.

In the Democratic Party primary, the contested race is among Denise Brush, Everet Rummel, Ted Howell, incumbent Jim Jefferson, Matt Weng, and Joann Gattinelli.

Check your local ballot for any municipal races.

The Gloucester County Board of Elections is at (856) 384-4500. The board website is https://www.gloucestercountynj.gov/774/Board-of-Elections. The county Clerk’s Office is at (856) 853-3237.

Cumberland County

Sheriff

Available: One seat.

In the Democratic Party primary, incumbent Robert A. Austino is unopposed.

In the Republican Party primary, Michael Donato is unopposed.

Surrogate

Available: One seat.

In the Democratic Party primary, Nicasio Acevedo is unopposed.

In the Republican Party primary, Rudolph “Skip” Luisi is unopposed.

Board of Commissioners

Available: Three seats.

In the Democratic Party primary, appointed incumbent John Capizola Jr., Larae Smith, and Joseph (Joeigh) S. Perella Jr. are unopposed.

In the Republican Party primary, Sandra Taylor, Art L. Marchand, and James Sauro are unopposed.

Check your local ballot for any municipal races.

More: Political hopefuls lined up for Cumberland June primary election

The Cumberland County Board of Elections is (856) 453-5801. The Clerk’s Office is (856) 453-4860 and its election website is https://ccclerknj.com/election-information.

Joe Smith is a N.E. Philly native transplanted to South Jersey more than 30 years ago, keeping an eye now on government in South Jersey. He is a former editor and current senior staff writer for The Daily Journal in Vineland, Courier-Post in Cherry Hill, and the Burlington County Times.

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This article originally appeared on Cherry Hill Courier-Post: What to know about voting in Tuesday's primary election