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Election Services

Find all of election and voter information for Ocean County in one convenient location. From voter registration information, petitions, to election night results, Feel free to contact us if you have any questions on election procedures that may not be listed here.

2024 Annual Fire Elections


Saturday, February 17, 2024 in the following towns:
Brick, Jackson, Little Egg Harbor, Toms River


Online Voter Registration
Paper Voter Registration Form (Return to Ocean County Board of Elections)
Download your vote by mail ballot application(PDF)


Saturday January 27 is the last day to register to vote for the Annual Fire Electins

Friday February 9 is the last day for the County Clerk to receive by mail a Vote by Mail Application for the Annual Fire Elections

Friday February 16 at 3pm is the deadline to obtain In-person a Vote by Mail Ballot for the Annual Fire Elections


2024 Primary Election


Tuesday, June 4, 2024 (Polls open 6am-8pm)

Monday March 25 - Nominating Petitions are due by 4:00pm
Federal Office - Petitions for Primary Election
County Commissioner - Ocean County Clerk's office 732-929-2152
Municipal Office - Municipal Clerk's of Ocean County





Check the status of Your Vote By Mail Ballot...
Did you know that you can track the progess of your ballot in the voting process? It's true. Tracking your ballot is quick and easy to do online anytime, at your convenience with Track My Ballot

Start by visiting Vote.NJ.gov and signing into your personal My Voter Record account.
If you do not have an account, you can create one easily by clicking here

Once you log in, you will be able to see if your mail-in ballot has been sent to you or if your voted ballot has been received by the county's Board of Elections. Make sure you VOTE, SIGN, SEAL and RETURN your mail-in ballot to ensure that your vote is counted.


Election Archived Information: (732) 929-2153

Select Election & Canvasser archived information:

Results
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-21-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-20-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-19-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-18-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-17-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-16-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-15-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-14-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-13-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-12-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-11-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-10-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-9-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-8-23
 Unofficial Periodic Election Reports 11-7-23

Election Calendar

View our Election Dates Booklet. This booklet will help to assist you by providing information and reminders on critical deadlines and dates that occur throughout the year involving voting and elections.

Voter Information

Vote by Mail (US)

In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail. You do not need a reason to vote by mail. Don't feel like going to the polls? Simply vote by mail. Now there is no excuse not to vote!

You may apply for a Mail-in ballot if you are a qualified and registered voter by written application to this office.

Requirements
• Sign your name as it appears in the registry book
• Submit your request up to 7 days before any and all elections (Primary, General, School, etc.)
• Any Mail-in voter who fails to apply by the deadline may apply in person to the office on any day up to 3:00 P.M. of the day before the Election

Download your mail-in form (PDF)

Register to Vote!

To register in New Jersey you must be:
• A United States citizen
• At least 17 years old, and understand that you may not vote until reaching the age of 18
• An Ocean County resident for 30 days before the election


Download the latest voter registration application from the state website

Military, Civilian Overseas & Federal Voting

If you are in the military service (or a dependent, patient in a veterans hospital or civilian attached to or serving with the military) a civilian overseas or a Federal Voter Mail-in voting privileges are available. For more information or an application contact the Election Office or click the link for the application below.

Federal Post Card Application Instructions
• Print and complete the application
• Mail completed application to:
   Ocean County Clerk
   Election Office Room 115
   P.O. Box 2191
   Toms River, NJ 08754
To expedite the processing of your application please fax your application: (732) 349-4336 or email it to: oceancountyuocava@co.ocean.nj.us REMEMBER: If you opt to cast your ballot via e-mail you must have a scanner and a printer.

Contact our Election Office at (800) 722-0291 ext 2153 or (732) 929-2153 if you have any questions or require assitance.

Download application from the Federal Voting Assistance Program website

Petitions

Candidate nominating Petitions for all County Offices (Commissioner, Clerk, Sheriff & Surrogate) as well as local candidates and Independent candidates seeking office are available at the Election Office for distribution.