The Salem County Clerk's Office provides the following election services:
Vote by Mail
In New Jersey, any voter can now vote by mail in any election. You do not need a reason to Vote by Mail. If you don't feel like going to the polls, simply vote by mail. Now, there is no excuse not to vote!
There are new options available for Vote by Mail:
By completing an application and requesting, any person may receive a Ballot for EVERY November General Election until written notification is sent to our office. You no longer need to send in a request every year [Choose option A on Item 10]. Please Note: This only applies to the General Elections held in November. This option does not extend to other elections (ie Primary, School, Special School).
By completing an application and requesting, any person may receive a Ballot for EVERY Election in a calendar year [Choose option B on Item 10]. Please Note: This option only extends to ALL ELECTIONS in the calendar year. An application needs to be submitted each year for this option to remain in effect.
To Vote by Mail
Complete an application and send it to our office no later than 7 days prior to the date of the election. If you miss the 7 day deadline, you may come to our office until 3:00 PM the day before the election and receive a ballot. See calendar on right for upcoming deadlines. More information can be found at the NJ Division of Elections website.
To register to vote you must contact the County Board of Elections. (856) 935-7510 x8330. You may also fill out a voter registration online and mail it to the Board of Elections. Click here to go to the NJ voter registration site.
Nominating petitions for all county offices: County Clerk, Sheriff, Surrogate and Freeholder, as well as for independent candidates seeking municipal office are obtained in our office. Click here for the Nominating Petition For November Annual School Election.
Our office maintains Primary, General and School election results as well as campaign expenditure reports. This information is public record and may be examined in our office or copies may be purchased.
Our office maintains street and alpha lists by district. These lists are available for review or purchase.
Alpha Lists: $1.25/district
Street List: $1.25/district