METUCHEN, NJ — Metuchen recently released more information on the upcoming elections and how to vote.
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, all registered voters in New Jersey will automatically receive a Vote By Mail ballot , as per Gov. Phil Murphy’s Executive Order 177.
A limited number of in-person polling locations will be available for voters requiring special assistance or for the casting of provisional ballots.
All regulations regarding social distancing will be adhered to at the polling locations.
The deadline to register to vote for the General Election is October 13. Applications to register to vote are available here: http://www.middlesexcountynj.gov/vote2020
A limited number of polling locations will be open on Election Day, but voters will only be able to cast their ballot in person using a provisional paper ballot.
In Metuchen, there are two polling locations for the Nov. 3 general election.
Senior Center located at 15 Center St, for districts 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 and 13 and Metuchen High School Cafeteria located at 400 Grove Avenue, for districts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 11 and 12.
Disabled voter in need of access on Nov. 3, can call the Middlesex County Board of Elections at 732-745-3471 for assistance and information.
Vote by mail ballot box:
Middlesex County Residents may drop off their mail in ballots at the secure drop box, located at the Metuchen Municipal Building, 500 Main Street, at the back of parking lot by handicap parking lanes on the sidewalk.
This Ballot Box will be closed at 8 p.m. on Nov. 3.
How to track your mail-in ballot
A new website will allow New Jersey residents to register to vote and track their mail-in ballot all while on the go or from the comfort of their home.
This online form is safe and secure, and can be accessed anywhere – whether from a library computer or your smartphone, simply visit www.nj.gov/state/elections and click the link for ‘register to vote’ at the top of the page. All you need to securely register to vote is your driver’s license number or non-driver identification number, or your social security number.”
Live election results
Voters can watch live results of the Middlesex County elections, at the County Clerk’s Live Election Result Page.
The deadline to register to vote in the November election is October 13. College students can learn more about voting here: https://www.collegevotersunited.org/vote
Register through the mail here: https://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/voter-registration.shtml
Voter registration forms:
Voter registration forms must be submitted 21 days prior to any upcoming election date (forms are available at Middlesex County Link above or at the Borough Clerk’s Office). If you have questions about deadlines, please contact the Municipal Clerk at 732-828-2100 ext. 181
Please complete your voter registration and submit to the County Commissioner of Registration. In Middlesex County, the Commissioner of Registration is located at 11 Kennedy Blvd. East Brunswick, NJ 08816-9928.
Name, address and signature change
If you need to change your name, address, or update your signature, please complete the voter registration form above and indicate which change(s) is needed. Submit the form to the Commissioner of Registration in the County for processing.
For more information contact:
Middlesex County Board of Elections
11 Kennedy Boulevard
East Brunswick , NJ 08816
Phone Number: (732) 745-3471
Fax: (732) 296-6560
Middlesex County Clerk – Division of Elections
Middlesex County Administration Building
75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08903-1110
PO Box 1110
Phone Number: (732) 745-4202
Fax: (732) 745–3642
Metuchen Borough Clerk
500 Main Street
Metuchen, NJ 08840
Phone Number: (732) 632-8505
Fax: (732) 632-8100