In Asbury Park, Freehold Township and Ocean Township
FREEHOLD, NJ – County Clerk Christine Hanlon announced that some polling locations have changed in Asbury Park, Freehold Township and Ocean Township for the June 7 primary election and the November 8 general election. Hanlon is urging voters to check their sample ballots for the new locations, or visit her new website, MonmouthCountyVotes.com for information about the changes.
Changes to polling locations are made by the County Board of Elections, in cooperation with the local municipalities. “The County Board of Elections works with local municipalities to decide which polling places are convenient, ADA compliant and can accommodate the anticipated turnout,” said Hanlon. “Voters in Asbury Park, Freehold and Ocean Township should pay special attention when their sample ballot arrives and verify their polling places.”
In Asbury Park, Districts 1 and 9, formerly voting at the Lumley Homes, will now vote at 1143 Asbury Avenue.
For voters in Freehold Township, six polling locations have changed. In Districts 4 and 20, where the Daniels Way Fire House was the place to vote, the iPlay America Event Center entrance (on Schanck Road), will now be used. In District 6, where ballots were cast in the Laura Donovan School, the new location will also be the iPlay America Event Center. Similarly, the voting location for District 8, formerly held at the County Health Department on Route 9, will be held at the iPlay America Event Center.
Also in Freehold Township, District 13’s former polling location at Eisenhower School will move to the Monmouth County Agriculture Building on Kozloski Road. District 15 voters, who formerly cast ballots at the West Freehold School, will now go to the iPlay America Event Center to vote.
In Ocean Township, Districts 16 and 22, where votes were cast at the Township of Ocean Community Gym and Sports Complex, are now changing locations to the Presbyterian Church on the Hill on Cold Spring Road. District 19, whose previous venue was also the Township of Ocean Community Gym and Sports Complex, is now moving to the St. George Orthodox Church on West Park Avenue. In District 21, where voting occurred at the Presbyterian Church on the Hill, the new location will be St. George Greek Orthodox Church on West Park Avenue.
“All pertinent information on voting such as registering, polling locations and election results can be accessed at the Monmouth County Votes website provided by the Monmouth County Clerk’s office, in collaboration with the Monmouth County Board of Elections and the Monmouth County Superintendent of Elections,” explained Hanlon. “Monmouth County Votes is the resource which answers many questions voters have and provides additional contact information if a question cannot be answered.”
Voters can also contact their municipal clerks, or the County Board of Elections office at 732-431-7802.