Register Now To Vote. It’s Easier Than You Think.

Ok. I admit it. Registering to vote has been at the bottom of my to-do list since my family and I moved to Montclair from the Washington, DC area a couple of years ago. But with the Nov. 6 presidential election fast approaching, I knew it was time to cross off that chore.
What a hassle, right? Wrong. It couldn’t be easier for those of us residing in the lovely garden state. (No unfair voter registration suppression laws here!)
You just printout a NJ voter registration application, complete it, and mail it in or drop it off at the Essex County Hall of Records in Newark.
To fill out the form, all you need is a NJ driver’s license number, MVC non-driver ID number, or the last 4 digits of your social security number.
But don’t wait around to register. Applications must be postmarked by 9pm on Oct. 16th. Call the county clerk’s office if you don’t receive an acknowledgement card within two weeks of mailing in the form.
Learn more about voting, including whether you’re registered, the location of your polling place, and how to vote by absentee ballot here.
Still have questions? Visit, or call toll-free (877) 658-6837.
See you at the polls!

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