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Elections & Voting

General Election - Tuesday, November 2, 2021 

The 2021 General Election is scheduled to be held on Tuesday, November 2, 2021.  The deadline to register to vote in the General Election is Tuesday, October 12, 2021.  Please scroll down for information on how to vote and how to register to vote. 

3 WAYS TO VOTE THIS YEAR! 

1. In-Person:  You may vote at your regular polling place on election day.  Please scroll down for locations in Bergenfield or check your sample ballot. 
2. Vote by Mail:  If you are not registered to receive a mail-in ballot, you must register by October 26th. Once you receive the ballot, cast your vote, and return the voted ballot by mail or deposit the ballot in a secure ballot drop box.  A drop box is located behind Borough Hall. 
3. Vote In-Person at an Early Voting Location:  Early Voting Locations will be open October 23rd through October 31st, Monday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  There are several locations in Bergen County including the following: 

Early Voting Locations near Bergenfield:  

Hackensack 
One Bergen County Plaza
 
Teaneck
Richard Rodda Center 
250 Colonial Court 
 
Paramus
Bergen Community College IT Building 
400 Paramus Road

 


Register to Vote

To register in New Jersey, you must be: 
A US citizen;
At least 17 years old, though you may not vote until you have reached the age of 18;  
A resident of the county for 30 days before the election; 
A person not serving a sentence of incarceration as the result of a conviction of any indictable offense under the laws of this State, or another State, or the United States.

You are not eligible to register or vote if you are serving a sentence of incarceration as a result of a conviction of an indictable offense under the laws of this State, or another State, or the United States. 

The registration deadline to vote in the next election is 21 days prior to election day. 

Applications for registration can be obtained from the Bergenfield Borough Clerk's office, or from the Superintendent of Elections office in Bergen County (see address below). Registration forms are also available in various State agencies and at the Division of Motor Vehicle offices, where it can be obtained while transacting agency business. You can also print out a registration form below and after entering the required data, mail or hand deliver it to the Bergen County Superintendent of Elections:

Once completed, please deliver your Voter Registration Form to:

Superintendent of Elections 
One Bergen County Plaza, Room 380
Hackensack, NJ 07601

You may also complete your voter registration application online at the following linkhttps://voter.svrs.nj.gov/register

Vote by Mail

voting ballot drop boxIn New Jersey, any voter can vote by Mail-in Ballot (formerly known as Absentee Ballots) for all local, state and national elections. You do not need a reason to Vote by Mail. 

Vote by Mail Ballot Applications are available at the Bergenfield Borough Clerk's office or at the County Clerk’s Office. A Vote by Mail Ballot application must be received in the County Clerk’s office (not postmarked) seven (7) days prior to election day by the close of business, but can be submitted at anytime prior to the deadline for an election in the calendar year.  You can also print out an application form below and after entering the required data, mail or hand deliver it to the Bergen County Clerk’s Office. The County Clerk cannot accept faxed copies of a Vote by Mail Ballot Application since an original signature is required.  The Mail-in Ballot will be sent to the address you request. 

You may also apply in person to the County Clerk up until 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the election. In the event of sickness or confinement, an authorized messenger may pick up a ballot for the voter, provided they are designated in writing (the bottom box of the application). An authorized messenger shall be a family member or a registered voter of Bergen County and shall place his/her signature on the application in the space provided in the presence of the County Clerk or his/her designee. If an emergent circumstance should arise after the 3:00 p.m. deadline, you may apply to a Judge for an order for the County Clerk to issue a ballot.

You can download a Vote by Mail Ballot Application Form right here:



Then, print and complete the form, and deliver your completed Vote by Mail Ballot Application to:

Bergen County Clerk
One Bergen County Plaza, Room 130
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Mail-in Ballots 

Once the County Clerk's office has received your Vote by Mail application, you'll receive a Mail-in Ballot to complete.  This ballot represents your vote in the election.  Voted Mail-in Ballots may be returned to the secured drop box located behind Borough Hall. 

If you apply for a Mail-in Ballot and do not receive one in the mail, please contact the Bergen County Clerk's office at 201-336-7020 within a reasonable time prior to the election, so that they may have time to rectify the situation.  Please note, once a Mail-in Ballot is received, the voter cannot vote at the polls. 

Track Your Ballot Instructions

When & Where to Vote in Bergenfield 

The polls are open for the Primary Election and the General Election from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Polling locations for the election districts in Bergenfield are as follows:

District
  Location/Address
1
Borough Hall, Council Chambers, 198 North Washington Ave
2
Jefferson School - Hickory Ave & Martin St  
3
St. John's Conlon Hall - North William St
4
Jefferson School - Hickory Ave & Martin St  
5
Roy W. Brown Middle School - W.Clinton Ave & S.Washington Ave
6
St. John's Conlon Hall - North William St
7
Brookside Gardens Senior Building - Murray Hill Terrace & Sylvan Ave
8
Roy W. Brown Middle School - W.Clinton Ave & S.Washington Ave
9
Brookside Gardens Senior Building - Murray Hill Terrace & Sylvan Ave
10
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
11
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
12
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
13
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
14
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
15
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
16
Franklin School - West Church St & North Prospect Ave
17
Franklin School - West Church St & North Prospect Ave

NJ Division of Elections Polling Place Locator

Type in your home address to find the location of your polling place:

> Polling Place Locator

Poll Workers For Election Day 

Qualifications: 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be a New Jersey Resident 
  • Must be Registered to Vote 
  • Must attend a Training Couse 

If interested, call the Bergen County Board of Elections at (201) 336-6230 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Election Timeline

  • April 14: Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation - Declaration Forms for Primary Election to be Filed with Superintendent of Elections 
  • May 15: Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election 
  • June 1: Deadline to Apply for a Mail-in Ballot by Mail for the Primary Election 
  • June 7 by 3:00 p.m.: Deadline to Apply in-person for a Mail-in Ballot for the Primary Election 
  • June 8: Primary Election Day 
  • October 12: Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election 
  • October 23 - October 21: Early Voting - locations will be open from Monday-Saturday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • October 26: Deadline to Apply for a Mail-in Ballot by Mail for the General Election 
  • November 1 by 3:00 p.m.: Deadline to Apply in-person for a Mail-in Ballot for the General Election 
  • November 2: General Election Day 

Election Results

https://www.bergencountyclerk.org/News/View/228/election-resultshttps://www.co.bergen.nj.us/images/County_Officials/Boards__Commissions/Board_of_Elections/2021/06/Summary_with_Write_In.pdf

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