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Election Services

Find all of election and voter information for Ocean County in one convenient location. From voter registration information, petitions, to election night results, Feel free to contact us if you have any questions on election procedures that may not be listed here.

2024 General Election

Tuesday, November 5, 2024 (Polls open 6am-8pm)

Presidential, U.S. Senate & U.S. Congressional Candidates

General Election County and Municipal Candidate List

Tuesday October 15th is the deadline to register to vote for the General Election.
Voter Registration forms

Tuesday October 29th is the last day for the County Clerk to receive by mail, a Vote By Mail application for the General Election
Mail-In Ballot Application

Mail-In Ballot Drop Box Locations (Coming Soon)

Early Voting for the General Election will be conducted from Saturday October 26th through Sunday November 3rd
Early Voting Hours:
Monday - Saturday: 10:00am-8:00pm
Sunday: 10:00am-6:00pm

Early Voting Locations (Coming Soon)

Polling Place Locations (Coming Soon)

General Election Sample Ballots (Coming Soon)

Check the status of Your Vote By Mail Ballot...
Did you know that you can track the progess of your ballot in the voting process? It's true. Tracking your ballot is quick and easy to do online anytime, at your convenience with Track My Ballot

Start by visiting Vote.NJ.gov and signing into your personal My Voter Record account.
If you do not have an account, you can create one easily by clicking here

Once you log in, you will be able to see if your mail-in ballot has been sent to you or if your voted ballot has been received by the county's Board of Elections. Make sure you VOTE, SIGN, SEAL and RETURN your mail-in ballot to ensure that your vote is counted.

Election Archived Information: (732) 929-2153

Select Election & Canvasser archived information:

 June 4 Primary Election Barnegat - Island Heights
 June 4 Primary Election Jackson - Manchester
 June 4 Primary Election Mantoloking - Tuckerton

Live Election Results

2024 Primary Election

Election Calendar

View our Election Dates Booklet. This booklet will help to assist you by providing information and reminders on critical deadlines and dates that occur throughout the year involving voting and elections.

Voter Information

Vote by Mail (US)

In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail. You do not need a reason to vote by mail. Don't feel like going to the polls? Simply vote by mail. Now there is no excuse not to vote!

You may apply for a Mail-in ballot if you are a qualified and registered voter by written application to this office.

• Sign your name as it appears in the registry book
• Submit your request up to 7 days before any and all elections (Primary, General, School, etc.)
• Any Mail-in voter who fails to apply by the deadline may apply in person to the office on any day up to 3:00 P.M. of the day before the Election

Download your mail-in form (PDF)

Register to Vote!

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
• An Ocean County resident for 30 days before the election

Download the latest voter registration application from the state website

Military, Civilian Overseas & Federal Voting

If you are in the military service (or a dependent, patient in a veterans hospital or civilian attached to or serving with the military) a civilian overseas or a Federal Voter Mail-in voting privileges are available. For more information or an application contact the Election Office or click the link for the application below.

Federal Post Card Application Instructions
• Print and complete the application
• Mail completed application to:
   Ocean County Clerk
   Election Office Room 115
   P.O. Box 2191
   Toms River, NJ 08754
To expedite the processing of your application please fax your application: (732) 349-4336 or email it to: oceancountyuocava@co.ocean.nj.us REMEMBER: If you opt to cast your ballot via e-mail you must have a scanner and a printer.

Contact our Election Office at (800) 722-0291 ext 2153 or (732) 929-2153 if you have any questions or require assitance.

Download application from the Federal Voting Assistance Program website


Candidate nominating Petitions for all County Offices (Commissioner, Clerk, Sheriff & Surrogate) as well as local candidates and Independent candidates seeking office are available at the Election Office for distribution.