FREEHOLD, NJ – County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon has announced a change in the date for the ballot drawing for the 2017 Primary Election.

According to N.J.S.A. 19:23-24, the upcoming ballot drawing for the 2017 Primary Election is scheduled to fall on Good Friday, a legal holiday observed by State and Local Government Offices on April 14, 2017.

In view of this, the Monmouth County Clerk’s Office, in coordination with other County Clerks throughout the state, will hold the ballot drawing for the 2017 Primary Election at 3 p.m. on the following business day -- Monday, April 17. This is in accordance with N.J.S.A. 19:11, which allows for such exceptions.

The Primary Ballot Drawing will be held at the Monmouth County Elections Offices located at 300 Halls Mill Road in Freehold.

Any questions regarding the ballot drawing can be directed to the County Clerk’s Elections Division at 732-431-7790.