Borough of East Newark
Telephone: 973-481-2902
Fax:  973-481-0627

The East Newark Borough Clerk's Office organizes, runs and reports the results of the Primary & General Elections for the Borough.

The Borough of East Newark holds two elections each year.  The election dates are as follows:

*Primary Election - First Tuesday after the First Monday in June.  Polls are open from 6:00am to 8:00pm.

*General Election - First Tuesday after the First Monday in November.  Polls are open from 6:00am to 8:00pm. 

All residents report to the East Newark Senior Center, 37 President Street, East Newark, NJ to vote.  Parking is available in the Recreation Center parking lot on Central Avenue.

To register to vote, you must be: 

1.) a United States Citizen,
2.) 18 years old by the next election,
3.) a resident of the county for 30 days before the election.

You are not eligible to vote if you are serving a sentence or are on parole or probation, as a result of a conviction of an indictable offense under state or federal law or have adjudged mentally incompetent.

The registration deadline to vote at the next election is 21 days prior to election day.

For more information, please click here to be redirected to the Hudson County Board of Elections website.

New Registrants and Change of Address:

You must complete the voter registration form and check the appropriate space for address change.  Change of address only applies if you have moved within the County the voter was currently registered.  If a voter moves to another county, the voter must register as a new voter.  

New registrations or changes must be received 21 days prior to the next Election Day.

Party Declaration:

A registered voter desiring to affiliate with a party or change their party affiliation must file a Political Party Affiliation Declaration form 50 days prior to the next Election Day.

Political Party Affiliation Declaration Forms are provided by the State of New Jersey, State Division of Elections and can be downloaded here.

Absentee Ballot:

In New Jersey, any voter can now vote via Absentee Ballot for any election.  You do not need to state a reason for an Absentee Ballot.  A completed Absentee Ballot may be sent to the Hudson County Clerk up to 7 days prior to the election by mail or delivered in person to the Hudson County Clerk's Office until 3pm, the day before the election.  The County Clerk cannot accept faxed copies of an Absentee Ballot Application since an original signature is required.  Mail-in Applications are provided by the State Division of Elections and can be downloaded here.

Election Services