Nov. 5 is Election Day

FREEHOLD TOWNSHIP, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk M. Claire French reminds registered voters that time is running out to apply to vote by mail.

Registered voters who wish to vote by mail to apply need to complete an application for Vote By Mail Ballot and mail it to the Clerk of Elections office by Tuesday, Oct. 29.

Applications may be obtained from the County Clerk’s page of the Monmouth County website at www.visitmonmouth.com or by calling 732-431-7790.

Any voter may apply in person or by designated messenger at the Clerk of Election’s office, 300 Halls Mill Road, Freehold Township, NJ 07728, up until 3 p.m., Monday, Nov. 4.

The election offices are open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with extended hours on Friday, Nov. 1, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. and on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

“There is no reason for a registered voter to miss out on voting in the upcoming Nov. 5 election,” said Monmouth County Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the County’s election departments.  “If you know who you want to vote for and might not be able to vote in person on Election Day, there is still time to apply to vote by mail.”

County Clerk M. Claire French also reminds voters that once they have applied for a Vote By Mail Ballot, they will not be permitted to vote by machine at their polling place on Election Day. 

“If the voter did not apply, receive or return a mail-in ballot, they will be provided a provisional ballot at the polls,” said County Clerk French.

All voted mail-in ballots must be returned to the Board of Elections office at 300 Halls Mill Road in Freehold Township by the 8 p.m. close of polls on Tuesday, Nov. 5.