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Election Services

Download Voter Registration Forms

Use the form above to register as a new voter and for address/name/party affiliation changes.

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To register to vote you must contact the County Board of Elections at 856-935-7510 x8330. You may also fill out a voter registration form online and mail it to the Board of Elections. Click here to go to the NJ voter registration site.

Download Vote by Mail Forms

You no longer need to request a mail-in ballot each year. By completing the PDF application and checking the box for ALL FUTURE ELECTIONS in Section 1, you will receive a ballot for EVERY ELECTION until written notification to stop is sent to our office.

Sign and return to: Salem County Clerk, Fifth Street Complex, 110 Fifth Street, Suite 200, Salem, NJ 08079).

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Election Information

2021 – Salem County – Elected Positions and Term of Office (PDF document)
Notice: As we acquire new information, we will update this document.

County Office Petitions

  • Download County Office Petitionto be used by candidates for Sheriff, County Clerk, Surrogate, County Commissioner, State Committee
  • County Office Petitions due by 4pm, 64 days before Primary Election 2021 (Monday, April 5th 2021). Note: Subject to change due to COVID
  • Primary Election 2021 set for June 8th 2021.  Note: Subject to change due to COVID
  • Please contact your Municipal Clerk for Municipal Petitions and due dates.

2020-2021 Signatures Needed

District by District Minimum Number of Petition Signatures Required for County Committee Petitions, per 19:23-8 for the 2020 & 2021 Primary Election. (Based on total number of ballots cast in each district in the 2019 Primary Election.)

Note: Signatures Required section is for Township Committees, Boro Council, or City Council
.

Alloway Township
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 3 2 5
Independent 45
Republican 2 3 5

Carneys Point Township
Dis. 1 Dis. 2 Dis. 3 Dis. 4 Dis. 5 Signatures Required
Democrat 2 3 2 6 3 16
Independent 95
Republican 1 1 1 2 1 6

Elmer Borough
District 1 Signatures Required
Democrat 3 3
Independent 15
Republican 2 2

Elsinboro Township
District 1 Signatures Required
Democrat 3 3
Independent 32
Republican 2 2

Lower Alloways Creek Township
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 2 1 3
Independent 55
Republican 2 2 4

Mannington Township
District 1 Signatures Required
Democrat 2 2
Independent 22
Republican 2 2

Oldmans Township
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 2 1 3
Independent 23
Republican 1 2 3

Penns Grove Borough
District 1 District 2 District 3 Signatures Required
Democrat 3 3 4 10
Independent 58
Republican 1 1 1 3

Pennsville Township
Dis. 1 Dis. 2 Dis. 3 Dis. 4 Dis. 5 Dis. 6 Dis. 7 Dis. 8 Dis. 9 Sigs
Req’d
Dem. 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 1 2 14
Ind. 143
Rep. 1 2 1 2 2 2 1 1 2 14

Pilesgrove Township
District 1 District 2 District 3 Signatures Required
Democrat 3 2 2 7
Independent 56
Republican 7 6 3 17

Pittsgrove Township
Dis. 1 Dis. 2 Dis. 3 Dis. 4 Dis. 5 Dis. 6 Signatures Required
Democrat 1 3 3 3 2 3 15
Independent 106
Republican 1 2 2 1 2 2 10

Quinton Township
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 6 5 11
Independent 32
Republican 2 2 4

Salem City (East Ward)
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 6 5 11
Independent 46
Republican 1 1 2

Salem City (West Ward)
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 5 5 10
Independent 53
Republican 1 1 2

Upper Pittsgrove Township
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 1 2 3
Independent 62
Republican 2 2 4

Woodstown Borough
District 1 District 2 Signatures Required
Democrat 4 4 8
Independent 90
Republican 3 2 5

 Petitions-Co.Comm.Cands-Sigs. req’d – Per District)   ♦  Total No. Voting Districts: 45


To calculate number of signatures required:

  No. votes cast  (FROM-TO) No. of Signatures Required
0-20 1
21-40 2
41-60 3
61-80 4
81-100 5
101-120 6
121-140 7
141-160 8
161-180 9
181-over 10

Other Election Information

Filing for Local Positions

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.

INSTRUCTIONS:

  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!

Political Party Affiliation Forms

Election Results

Election Results for the Primary, General and School Board can be found on the Election Services page. In addition, each result can be requested by calling 856-935-7510 X8454.

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

The County Clerk and Board of Election Offices maintain Street and Alpha lists by District. These lists are available for review or purchase:

Alpha Lists: $0.05 per page
Street Lists: $0.05 per page