What are the dates and deadlines associated with the 2022 Election?

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2022 Election Dates

Primary Election - 

  • April 4, 2022 - Nomination Petition Filing Deadline for Primary Election (before 4:00 p.m. on or before 64th day prior to election) N.J.S.A. 19:23-14  

  • April 23, 2022 - Commencement of Mailing of Mail-In Ballots for Primary Election (45 days before election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-5, N.J.S.A. 19:63-9  

  • May 17, 2022 - Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election
  • June 3 – June 5, 2022 - Early Voting Period (start on the 4th calendar day before a non-presidential primary election and end on the second calendar day before that non-presidential primary election) N.J.S.A. 19:15A-1  

  • June 6, 2022 – by 3:00 p.m. - Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for Primary Election (up to 3:00 p.m. on the day before election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-3  

  • June 7, 2022 - Primary Election Day (Tuesday after first Monday in June) N.J.S.A. 19:2-1, N.J.S.A. 19:23-40 

  • July 25, 2022 - Annual School Board petition filing deadline 4 p.m. for School Board Election

2022-chron-primary-election-0124.pdf (nj.gov)

Party Affiliation

  • April 13, 2022 - last day to file Party Declaration Forms to change Political Party Affiliation for the June Primary

Voter Registration Deadlines

  • October 11, 2022 - General Election

Election Dates

  • Primary Election June 7, 2022
  • General Election November 8, 2022
  • Annual School Election November 8, 2022