2024 Primary Election Info

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Somerset County Votes

The 2024 Primary Election will be held on June 4, 2024 at polling locations throughout Somerset County. On the ballot are President, US Senate, US House of Representatives, two County Commissioner positions, and local races (view sample mail in ballots or a full list of candidates here). 

  1. Are you registered? Find out here!
  2. If not, register to vote here!
  3. Need a mail-in ballot? Request one here!

Most of what you need to know is below, and if you need more you can call County Clerk Steve Peter's office at (908) 231-7013.

 

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April 20 – Mail-in Ballots Sent Out

The Somerset County Clerk’s Office will begin sending out mail-in ballot for the Primary Election to voters who have requested them. Visit our site to request a mail in ballot. Mail-in ballots may be cast before 8 p.m. on June 4, 2024  through the US Post Office, at any of the 17 drop box locations throughout the County, or by visiting the Board of Elections at 20 Grove Street in Somerville, NJ.

May 14  – Last Day to Register to Vote

Last day to register to vote for the 2024 Primary Election on June 4, 2024. You can register to vote online. The Somerset County Board of Elections at 20 Grove Street in Somerville will also be open until 9 p.m. on May 14 to register voters.

May 22 – Sample Ballots Mailed

The Somerset County Clerk’s Office begins mailing sample ballots to all registered voters.  

May 29 - June 2 – Early Voting Period

In person voting at six locations throughout Somerset County will be conducted from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. from Wednesday May 29 through Saturday June 1, and 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday June 2. Votes cast during early voting are considered complete, and there will not be an opportunity to amend them.

Eligible voters who have not requested a mail-in ballot may cast their vote during this period at any of the following locations:

  • BERNARDS TOWNSHIP
    Bernards Township Community Center Garage, 289 South Maple Ave,  Basking Ridge, NJ
  • BRIDGEWATER
    Municipal Court, 100 Commons Way, Bridgewater NJ

  • FRANKLIN
    Community Center, 505 DeMott Lane, Somerset, NJ

  • HILLSBOROUGH
    Municipal Building , 379 South Branch Road, Hillsborough NJ

  • MONTGOMERY
    Municipal Building, 100 Community Drive, Skillman NJ

  • NORTH PLAINFIELD
    Community Center, 614 Greenbrook Road, North Plainfield, NJ

May 28 – Last Day to Apply for Mail-In Ballot by Mail

This is the last day to apply to have a mail-in ballot sent to you through the US Mail.  Ballots may still be requested in person until 3 p.m. on Monday, June 3 at the Somerset County Clerk’s office at 20 Grove Street in Somerville.

Visit our site to request a mail in ballot. Mail-in ballots may be cast before 8 p.m. on June 4 through the US Post Office, at any of the 17 drop box locations throughout the County, or by visiting the Board of Elections at 20 Grove Street in Somerville, NJ.

June 3 – Last Day to Request a Mail-In Ballot in Person

Mail-in ballots may be requested in-person from the Somerset County Clerk’s office at 20 Grove Street in Somerville until 3 p.m. on Monday, June 3, 2024.

Mail-in ballots may be cast before 8 p.m. on June 4 through the US Post Office, at any of the 17 drop box locations throughout the County, or by visiting the Board of Elections at 20 Grove Street in Somerville, NJ.

June 4 – PRIMARY ELECTION DAY

This is the final day to cast a ballot for the 2024 Primary Election in person or through mail-in ballot.

In-person polling places will be open from 6:00 a.m. until 8 p.m. A full list of Somerset County in-person polling locations for voters who have not cast an early vote or requested a mail-in ballot can be found here. Mail in ballots must be postmarked, placed in a ballot drop box, or delivered to the Board of Elections by 8 p.m. to be counted. Voters must be in line by 8 p.m. at polling places, which will remain open to accommodate these voters until they have completed casting their ballots.

June 10 – Last Day Mail-In Ballots Accepted

Mail-in ballots sent through the United States Post Office that were postmarked by 8 p.m. on June 4 and are received by June 10 will be accepted. Ballots received after this time will not be considered.

June 17 – Final Certification of Votes

Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter must certify the combined results of mail-in ballots, early voting, and in-person election day voting to the New Jersey Secretary of State by this date. Results will be posted here.