Election Services


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Voter Registration Form

PDF in English
PDF in Spanish
– Use this form to register as a new voter and for address/name/party affiliation changes

2019 School Board Election

– Use https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/membership-school-board-members/school-board-candidacy/ for School Board Petition and Instructions.
– Return petitions in person to: Salem County Clerk, Fifth Street Complex, 110 Fifth Street, Suite 200, Salem, NJ 08079
– Petitions must be filed with the Salem County Clerk no later than 4:00 PM on Monday, July 29, 2019.

Vote by Mail

For Additional information call 856-935-7510 #8454

In New Jersey, any voter can now vote by mail in any election. Complete the downloadable application below and submit 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. More information can be found at the NJ Division of Elections website.

Options Available for Vote by Mail:

PDF in English
PDF in Spanish

By completing the above downloadable application, any person may receive a Ballot for EVERY ELECTION until written notification is sent to our office. You no longer need to send a request every year (Application – Check the box for ALL FUTURE ELECTIONS in Section 1, complete the rest of the application, sign and return to: Salem County Clerk, Fifth Street Complex, 110 Fifth Street, Suite 200, Salem, NJ 08079).

Vote by Mail List

Per N.J.S.A. 19:63-10(a), the Salem County Clerk’s Office is required to maintain a list, which is updated daily, of voters whose application for a Mail-In Ballot was approved and were sent their ballot, and per N.J.S.A. 19:63-10(b), the Gloucester County Board of Elections is required to maintain a list of voters who return their voted ballot.

These lists are available as a joint list here:

To file for a position on Township Committee, Borough Council, City Council, Mayor of a Borough or Mayor of a City candidates and campaign committees have reporting requirements in the municipal, runoff, primary, general, special, recall, and school board elections.  If a candidate or treasurer who is participating in one of these elections wishes to receive the “Compliance Manual for Candidates” PLEASE COMPLETE THIS REQUEST FORM.  This form has detailed instructions concerning how to obtain a manual and how to file electronically.


  1. Complete the first page of the petition.
    → Download the petition WORD DOCUMENT
    → Download the petition PDF FORMAT
    → Download the Township Committee Signatures Required
  2. Pages 2 & 3 are for signatures of Registered Voters of the same political party as the candidate who is endorsing the Candidate(s) listed on the petition.
  3. Please obtain the required number of signatures of registered voters listed.  The Candidate may be included as one of the signers of his petition.
  4. More than one candidate for the same office may be listed on this petition if they are running as a team.
  5. VERY IMPORTANT – Where indicated, PRINT LEGIBLY!

Voter Registration

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. Use https://www.njsba.org/about/membership/membership-school-board-members/school-board-candidacy/ for Nominating Petition for November School Board Election.

Election Information
Our office maintains Primary, General and School election results. This information is public record and may be examined in our office or copies may be purchased. Contact us at 856-935-7510 #8454.

Election Law Enforcement’s Website

Pursuant to P.L. 2014 c.58 (effective January 1, 2015), candidates will no longer be required to file a duplicate copy of any campaign report with the county clerk. In addition, each county will be required to provide on its website a link to the Election Law Enforcement’s website (www.elec.state.nj.us ) for the purpose of providing public access to all campaign reports required to be reported to the Commission.

If you have any question, please contact the Compliance Staff of the Commission at (609) 292-8700 or toll-free within NJ at 1-888-313 ELEC (3532).

Voter Lists
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

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