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Voter Information

Just moved to Basking Ridge? Voting for the first time? Here's all the latest information for casting your vote in Bernards Township!

PLEASE NOTE: As of June 4, 2021 there has been a change for Districts 11, 15 & 19. 

OLD LOCATION: Spring Ridge Clubhouse @ 150 Spring Valley Blvd

NEW LOCATION: Millington Baptist Church @520 King George Rd., Basking Ridge

For all the latest Voting Info: 

FILL OUT YOUR BALLOT
Use pencil or blue or black ink. Fill in the oval to the right of your choice. To make a write-in choice, fill in the oval and clearly print the name of the candidate.

When you receive your vote by mail ballot

INSERT INTO THE CERTIFICATION ENVELOPE
Place the ballot in this envelope and seal it. Complete and sign the Certificate of Mail-In Voter. Do not detach it from the envelope. If someone assists you in completing your ballot, they must complete the bottom portion. Candidates cannot be assistors.

INSERT INTO THE RETURN ENVELOPE
Place the certification envelope in the postage-paid return envelope. Take a photo or write down your Voter ID number so you can track your ballot here. If someone mails or delivers your ballot for you, they must complete the Bearer Portion in front of you before the ballot leaves your possession. Candidates may not serve as bearers. A person may serve as bearer for up to 3 voters.

RETURN YOUR BALLOT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
Deposit your ballot in the secure Drop Box located at the Parks & Rec. entrance in the Bernards Township Municipal Building at 1 Collyer Lane. Open 24/7. NOTE: Unlike the 2020 election, polling locations no longer accept mail in ballots so please mail it or deposit in the secure drop box. 

Find out where to vote in person

POLLING LOCATIONS IN bernards township

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NJ Voter Registration Application

If you have any questions about voting, registration, mail-in ballots, or polling locations, please feel free to email us. We will do our best to help you find the information you need to vote in the Primary and General Elections and have your voice counted!

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not sure if you're registered?

Check your voter registration here.

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To register in New Jersey you must be:
A United States citizen
At least 17 years old, and understand that you may not vote until reaching the age of 18.
A resident of the county for 30 days before the election.
You are NOT currently serving a sentence, probation or parole because of a felony conviction.
The registrant must complete a Voter Registration Application and/or Party Affiliation Form.


Registered voters should print, complete the form, and mail to County Clerk no later than 7 days before Election Day. However, please allow time for the county to mail their ballot out, and for the voter to return it by Election Day.


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If you have any questions about Voter Registration, you may contact:

Somerset County Commissioner of Registration
Jerry L. Midgette, Esq., Administrator
20 Grove Street 
P.O. Box 3000
Somerville, NJ 08876-9977
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:30pm 
t. 908-231-7084 
f. 908-231-9465 
www.co.somerset.nj.us/elections

download your vote by mail application

need to change your party affiliation?

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Register online

To register online, you will need your date of birth and one of the following forms of identification:

A current and valid Driver’s License or a non-driver Identification Card (ID card) issued by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Your information will be provided to the MVC to validate identification, and to retrieve a copy of your digitized signature.

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A Social Security number To use your social security number, you must have the ability to sign on-screen or upload your signature to complete the registration process. If you are unable to provide a digital signature, you can not register online. Instead, you can download the voter registration application below.

register online

If you prefer to mail or deliver your application, you can download it below. Mail or deliver the Voter Registration Application:

SOMERSET COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION
20 GROVE STREET, P.O. Box 3000
SOMERVILLE, NJ 08876-9897

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