General Election: Tuesday, November 7th 2023
REGISTER - The deadline to register to vote in the November, 2023 General Election is Tuesday, October 17, 2023. The Borough Clerk’s office will have extended hours from 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on October 17th for those wishing to register.
In addition, any resident, 18 years old or older, 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.
Mail-In Ballot Applications: County Clerk 201-336-7020
Voter Registration: Superintendent of Elections 201-336-6109
Mail-In Ballot Return: Board of Elections 201-336-6230
POLLING PLACE LOCATIONS IN RUTHERFORD:
Districts 11 and 12 have now returned to the permanent location at Union School. Entrance on Belford Avenue.
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: Union School 359 Union Avenue
12th District: Union School 359 Union 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.