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Important Election Dates
Monday, April 3, Petition filing deadline 4 p.m. for the Primary Election
Wednesday, April 12,- Last day to file Party Declaration forms to change political party affilation for the June Primary
Monday, April 17- Ballot Position Drawing for the Primary Election at 3 p.m. will be announced
Monday, AUG 14– Last day for a Municipal and/or County Governing Body to approve a proposition to appear on the November General Election Ballot
TUESDAY, AUG 29– Last day for an Independent candidate and School Board candidate to withdraw from the General Election Ballot
FRIDAY, Sept 1– Last day for voters of a municipality to place a proposition on the November General Election Ballot
Tuesday, Sept 5– Petition filing deadline for a new Nomination Petition to fill a vacancy for an Independent candidate and School Board candidate for the General Election
Tuesday, Sept 5– Petition filing deadline for Hillside Municipal Non-Partisan candidates in the Municipal Clerks Office
FRIDAY, SEPT 4 – Deadline for School Board candidate to withdraw
TUESDAY, SEPT 12– Last day for a candidate nominated in the Primary Election to withdraw from the General Election
THURSDAY, SEPT 14– Last day to fill a vacancy of Primary Election nominees
MONDAY, OCT 10– 29-Day Pre-General Election, Pre-School Board
Election and Pre-Hillside Municipal Non-Partisan Election Campaign
Finance Report due in Trenton
TUESDAY, OCT 13– Last day to register to vote for the November General Election
TUESDAY, OCT 20– Deadline for filing of appointments or applications for Challengers with the Union County Board of Elections for the General Election, Hillside Municipal Election and for the School Board Election
FRIDAY, OCT 23 – 11-Day Pre-General Election, Pre-School Board Election and Pre Hillside Municipal Non-Partisan Election Campaign Finance Report due in Trenton
TUESDAY, OCT 27 – Last day to apply by mail for a Mail-In Ballot for the November General Election
FRIDAY, OCT 30– Challenge to Mail-In Ballots for the General Election, Hillside Municipal Election and School Board Election at the Board of Elections
TUESDAY, OCT 31– ast day to apply by mail for a Mail-in-Ballot for the General Election
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 4, Special opening from 9 a.m. to 1 p. m. of the County Clerk Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield to apply for a Mail-In Ballot for the General Election
MONDAY, NOV 6– Last day to apply in person for a Mail-In Ballot before 3 p.m. in the County Clerk Offices in Elizabeth and Westfield
TUESDAY, NOV 7– General Election Day: Polls are open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Union County Clerk
2 Broad Street – Room 113
Elizabeth, NJ 07201-2299
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