Three Ways to Vote in Bergen County - A podcast from the Bergen County Board of Commissioners

2022 NJ Primary Election

Tuesday, June 7, 2022

Polls Open 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Early Voting instructions from the Bergen County Superintendent of Elections in three languages as well as step-by-step pictures of how to vote on the Early Voting equipment.

The Official Mail-In Ballots for the June Primary have been mailed out to voters with Active Vote By Mail Requests. Only voters with active vote by mail requests will receive their ballot within the next three (3) days. Voters with active requests who do not receive their ballot by May 6, 2022 should call the County at 201-336-7020 to request a duplicate. The Deadline for County to receive Vote by Mail Applications for this Election is May 31, 2022.

The deadline to register to vote for this Election is Tuesday, May 17, 2022. The Borough Clerk’s office will be opened from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on May 17th for those wishing to register that day.

Any resident may register to vote in the Borough Clerk’s Office in Borough Hall at 176 Park Avenue during regular office hours of 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

You may also call and request a form be mailed to you or go to the County Website: www.bergencountyclerk.org. All residents are reminded of the following to ensure their voting privilege: You must re-register if you have not voted in any election for four consecutive years, have changed your address or changed your name.

POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS IN RUTHERFORD

Note that for this Primary Election, Districts 3, 4, 11 and 12 will have changes to their polling locations as noted below.

1st District: Lincoln School 414 Montross Avenue

2nd District: High School 56 Elliott Place

3rd District: Felician University 227 Montross Avenue

4th District: Felician University 227 Montross Avenue

5th District: Washington School 89 Wood Street

6th District: High School 56 Elliott Place

7th District: Sylvan School 109 Sylvan Street

8th District: Sylvan School 109 Sylvan Street

9th District: Pierrepont School 70 E. Pierrepont Avenue

10th District: Pierrepont School 70 E. Pierrepont Avenue

11th District: Felician University 227 Montross Avenue

12th District: Felician University 227 Montross Avenue

Please note that Poll Workers cannot accept Mail-In Ballots at the polls. Voters are advised to take their mail-in ballots to the Election Drop-Box located at 176 Park Avenue or to one of the other 18 Election Drop-Boxes located throughout the County.

Please call us at 201-460-3001, if you have any questions.

Margaret Scanlon, Borough Clerk


PRIMARY ELECTIONS are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June. The Primary is held to nominate party candidates for the General Election and to elect party members of the State and County Committees and Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the National Conventions in Presidential Election years. Polls will be open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

GENERAL ELECTIONS/SCHOOL ELECTIONS are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect various National, State, County and Municipal officials to office. Polls for the Primary and the General Elections are open from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

VOTER REGISTRATION FORM Click Here Please call the Borough Clerk’s Office if you have any questions at 201-460-3001.

SPECIAL ELECTIONS may be held at various times throughout the year, but generally on a Tuesday. Notification of such elections is advertised in your local newspapers.