Skip to main content

Information on
Novel Coronavirus

Have general questions about COVID-19?
The NJ Poison Control Center and 211 have partnered with the State to provide information to the public on COVID-19:
Call: 2-1-1 • Call (24/7): 1-800-962-1253
Text: NJCOVID to 898-211
Visit or for additional information

Department of State

New Jersey Division of Elections

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

2020 Election Information

Page Last Updated: 07/30/2020

General Election Information

May 12 Elections

Changes to upcoming Elections and Election procedures due to Coronavirus, as outlined by Governor Murphy’s executive order.

The following elections have been postponed and will occur on May 12, 2020. These elections will be conducted exclusively using Vote by Mail.

March 21st
Old Bridge Fire District Election

March 31st
West Amwell Special Election
Atlantic City Special Election

April 21st
Cliffside Park School Board Election
Fairview School Board Election
Garfield School Board Election
Hackensack School Board Election
Oakland School Board Election
Ridgewood School Board Election
Irvington School Board Election
Newark School Board Election
North Bergen School Board Election
Weehawken School Board Election
West New York School Board Election
New Brunswick School Board Election
Passaic School Board Election
Totowa School Board Election

The following municipal elections scheduled for May 12, 2020 will be conducted exclusively by mail.
Ridgefield Park
Bass River
Medford Lakes
Ocean City
City of Orange
Loch Arbor

Election Certifications

Certification by Secretary of State
The Secretary of State shall certify the names of the persons indorsed in the petitions filed in his office to the clerks of counties. In the case of candidates for offices other than federal office, the Secretary of State shall also transmit this information to the Election Law Enforcement Commission in the form and manner prescribed by the commission and shall notify the commission immediately upon the withdrawal of a petition of nomination. N.J.S.A. 19:23-21
Primary Election Certifications

Certification of Primary Election Nominees

Please be advised that Executive Order 120 has moved the Primary Election from June 2, 2020 to July 7, 2020. Although the date of the election has been moved, the Primary Election date on the list of candidates will still reflect the original June 2, 2020 Primary Election date.



to top