Requesting A Vote-By-Mail

Mail-in Ballots are available 45 days prior to an election. If you wish to vote using the paper Vote by Mail Ballot, we provide the following options to obtain a ballot: Application

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 in our office 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.

Option 2 - Apply in person - 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 Post marked no later than Election Day and received by the Board of Elections by the close of business on the Thursday following the Election. You may appear in person through 3pm on the Monday before an Election.

Option 3- Messenger Ballot – please contact County Clerk Mary H. Melfi at (908)788-1214 for further information.

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.