Any voter may apply for vote-by-mail by completing the Application for Vote-By-Mail Ballot and returning the application to their County Clerk

How do I receive my vote-by-mail ballot?

Every Active registered voter is eligible to request a vote-by-mail ballot.

Please contact your county clerk to submit a request. If you would like to receive your ballot by mail you must request your ballot not less than 7 days before an election.

General Election – November 1, 2022

Otherwise, you must get your vote-by-mail ballot in-person from your county clerk, by 3 p.m. the day before Election Day.

General Election – November 7, 2022

You have until 8 p.m. on Election Day to return your ballot to the Board of Elections in person or deposit it in one of your county’s secure authorized ballots drop boxes. You can also mail your ballot; it must be postmarked on or before 8:00 p.m. on Election Day.

You can find your County Clerk contact information here.

 After you complete your Vote-By-Mail Ballot, return your ballot by one of three ways, mail it back, place it in one of your county’s 

Secure Ballot Drop Box Locations or return it to your County Board of Elections Office.

Here are some easy, step-by-step instructions on how to complete your vote-by-mail ballot, to make sure your vote counts.

How to Complete and Return Your Vote-By-Mail Ballot


  1. Look inside the envelope you receive in the mail for these items:

    • The ballot
    • An inner envelope with an attached certificate
    • A mailing envelope
  2. Completely fill in the oval next to each of your selections in blue or black ink.
  3. Fill in and sign the certificate, keeping it attached to the inner envelope.
  4. Place the ballot into the certificate envelope.
  5. Then, place the certificate envelope into the mailing envelope.
  6. Return your ballot. How you return it is up to you.
    Select one of the following three ways:

    • Mail: It must be postmarked on or before 8:00 p.m. Election Day and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before 6 days after Election Day.
    • Secure Ballot Drop Box: Place it in one of your county’s secure ballots drop boxes by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. Secure Ballot Drop Box locations
    • Board of Elections Office: Deliver it in person to your county’s Board of Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. County Election Officials


Dropbox Locations

Vote-by-Mail dropboxes have been set up at the following locations:



Clayton Complex 1200 N Delsea Drive,  Clayton NJ 08312
Deptford Municipal Building 1011 Cooper Street, Deptford, NJ 08096
Franklin Municipal Building 1571 Delsea Drive, Franklinville, NJ 08322
Glassboro Municipal Building 1 S. Main Street, Glassboro, NJ 08028
Gloucester County Admin Building 2 S Broad St, Woodbury, NJ 08096
Harrison Township Municipal Building 114 Bridgeton Pike, Mullica Hill, NJ 08062
Mantua Municipal Building 401 Main St. Mantua NJ 08051
Monroe Municipal Building 125 Virginia Ave, Williamstown NJ 08094
Office of Elections 550 Grove Rd, West Deptford NJ 08066
Paulsboro Municipal Building 1211 Delaware Street, Paulsboro, NJ 08066
Washington Township Municipal Building 523 Egg Harbor Rd, Sewell, NJ 08080
Woolwich Municipal Building 120 Village Green Drive, Woolwich Twp NJ 08085


NOTE: Your Vote-By-Mail ballot CANNOT be returned to your In-Person Early Voting Poll Location or your Election Day Poll Location.