General Election and Annual School Election -
November 7, 2017
Print and Mail
Hunterdon residents: download & print the Voter Registration Form.
Mail or take the application form to Hunterdon County Board of Elections, 71 Main Street, Building 3A, Old Court House (3rd Floor), Flemington, NJ 08822
Declare yourself as a Democrat!
If you are currently registered to vote, but have not declared affiliation to a party, you can get the party declaration form by clicking here (en español). Hunterdon residents, mail or bring the completed form to the Hunterdon County Board of Elections, Route 12 County Complex Building #5A, Flemington, NJ 08822-2900.
If you are an Unaffiliated Voter and would like to vote in a primary election, you must declare your party affiliation. You can declare your party affiliation prior to the election. Additionally, an unaffiliated voter can affiliate with the Democratic or Republican Party on the day of the primary and then may then vote in it.
Once you declare affiliation to a party, you remain affiliated, unless you make a specific request to become an unaffiliated voter again.
Early Voting In Person
You may vote in person prior to an election by going directly to the Office of the Hunterdon County Clerk, located at 71 Main Street, Flemington, NJ. The building is also known as The Hall of Records. Hours are Monday - Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm, and no appointment is necessary. For additional information, you can contact the County Clerk at 908 788-1214 or visit www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/countyclerk.htm
Early Voting By Mail-In Ballots
You do not need to provide a reason for voting by mail. Voting by mail is New Jersey's method of early voting. Hunterdon residents, download and print Hunterdon's civilian absentee ballot request form or military absentee ballot request form. Mail or bring it to Hunterdon County Board of Elections, 71 Main Street, Building 3A, Old Court House (3rd Floor), Flemington, NJ 08822
Mail-in Ballots are available 45 days prior to an election. If you are unable to vote at the Polls on Election Day, there are several options available to obtain a ballot. Please note-All accepted Mail-in Ballots are counted on Election Day. Once your application has been accepted, you will not be able to vote on the machine at your polling place. Should there be a problem with your mail-in ballot (i.e. -you never received it-you changed your mind), the Poll Worker should issue you a Provisional Ballot at your polling place.
How to get a Mail-In Ballot
Option 1- To receive your ballot by mail-, complete Sections 1-9 and mail signed application to Hunterdon County Clerk, Hall of Records, PO Box 2900, Flemington, NJ 08822. To receive your ballot by mail- the application must be received seven (7) days prior to an election. In order to provide sufficient mailing time the law mandates that the last day a ballot may be mailed is 7 days before an election. Click here to Download an application
Option 2- Apply in person- Download application, complete application and appear in person at the Hunterdon County Clerk’s Office, Hall of Records, 71 Main Street, Flemington, NJ 08822. Your application will be processed and a ballot issued while you wait (not a long wait). You may choose to vote at the time you receive your ballot or take the ballot with you. All ballots MUST be returned to the Board of Elections (BOE) by the close of the polls on Election Day. The BOE offers Thursday evening and Saturday hours leading up to an Election Day. Please check their website for the Expanded Hours Schedule. Click here to Download an application
Option 3- Messenger Ballot – please contact County Clerk Mary H. Melfi at (908)788-1214 for further information or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are the bearer of ballots other than your own, you are permitted to be the bearer for no more than three (3) ballots for an election. N.J.S.A. 19:63-4(a).
Please note-All accepted Mail-in Ballots are counted on Election Day. Once your application has been accepted, you will not be able to vote on the machine at your polling place. Should there be a problem with your mail-in ballot (i.e. -you never received it-you changed your mind), the Poll Worker should issue you a Provisional Ballot at your polling place.