Register to Vote!
Democracy is not a spectator sport. It requires continual work to protect it and keep it strong. As a citizen, your active civic participation as a voter is essential in that process. In New Jersey, as a 17 year old, you can register to vote now and your voter registration will become active on your 18th birthday. If you are 18, register now so you can participate in the November election.
Eligible students can register by mail to vote in New Jersey by printing a voter registration form, filling it out, and mailing it to your County Commissioner of Registration/Superintendent of Elections. You can also register to vote in person if you prefer. New Jersey offers online voter registration for eligible students.
To register to vote in New Jersey you must be:
Dates to Remember:
Voter Registration Deadline for General Election
October 28 - November 5
Early Voting Period
Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for General Election
November 6 – by 3:00 p.m.
Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for General Election
General Election Day
NJ Voter Registration Application (English)
NJ Voter Registration Application (Spanish)