Election Calendar

General Election

November 2, 2021

  • September 18: Commencement of mailing of Mail-in ballots for the General Election.

  • October 12: Last day to register to vote for the General Election. Board of Elections office open until 9 p.m.
    Last day to file a change of residence

  • October 19: On or before this date, applications for appointment of Challengers for General Election shall be filed with the County Board of Elections.

  • October 20: Mailing of Sample Ballots.

  • October 23 - October 31: Early voting period for early In-Person Voting.

  • October 26: Last day to apply for a Mail-in Ballot application (formerly civilian absentee ballot) for the General Election. (This is for those who have moved within Morris County, or did not receive a Mail-in ballot.)

  • November 2: General Election Day.
  • Polls open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.

  • In-person Mail-in ballots must be returned to the Board of Elections or deposited in an Official Ballot Drop Box by 8 p.m.

  • Mail-in ballots sent by United States Postal Service must be postmarked on or before Tuesday, November 2nd, and received by Monday, November 8th.
     

For more detailed information, read the NJ General Elections Chronological Guide