IN HUNTERDON Vote By Mail Options How to get a Mail-In Ballot

Mail-in Ballots are available 45 days prior to an election. If you are unable to vote at the Polls on Election Day, we provide the following options to obtain a ballot: Option 1- To receive your ballot by mail- Download application, complete Sections 1-9 and mail signed application to Hunterdon County Clerk, Hall of Records, PO Box 2900, Flemington, NJ 08822. To receive your ballot by mail- the application must be received in our office seven (7) days prior to an election. In order to provide sufficient mailing time the law mandates that the last day a ballot may be mailed is 7 days before an election. Option 2-Apply in person- Download application, complete application and appear in person at the Hunterdon County Clerk’s Office, Hall of Records, 71 Main Street, Flemington, NJ 08822. Your application will be processed and a ballot issued while you wait (not a long wait). You may choose to vote at the time you receive your ballot or take the ballot with you. All ballots MUST be returned to the Board of Elections by the close of the polls on Election Day. We offer Thursday evening and Saturday hours leading up to an Election Day. Please check the website for the Expanded Hours Schedule. Option 3- Messenger Ballot – please contact County Clerk Mary H. Melfi at (908)788-1214 for further information or via email at countyclerk@co.hunterdon.nj.us. If you are the bearer of ballots other than your own, you are permitted to be the bearer for no more than three (3) ballots for an election. N.J.S.A. 19:63-4(a). Please note-All accepted Mail-in Ballots are counted on Election Day. Once your application has been accepted, you will not be able to vote on the machine at your polling place. Should there be a problem with your mail-in ballot (i.e. -you never received it-you changed your mind), the Poll Worker should issue you a Provisional Ballot at your polling place.