GENERAL ELECTION Tuesday, November 7, 2023 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
The Official Mail-In Ballots for the General Election have been mailed out to voters with Active Vote By Mail Requests. Only voters with active vote by mail requests will receive their ballot. If you are not set up to receive one already, applications must be received by the County by October 31st. To check your status contact the Bergen County Clerk’s office at 201-336-7020 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mail-In Ballots must be postmarked on or before Election Day or may be deposited into any Secure Ballot Drop Box within Bergen County, no later than 8:00 pm on Election Day. For your convenience, there is a Drop Box located in front of Borough Hall, 176 Park Avenue. Mail-In ballots may also be delivered to 1 Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack prior to 8:00 pm on Election Day.
In-Person Early Voting is available from October 28th through November 5th, 2023. Kindly check the County website for locations at https://www.co.bergen.nj.us/election-divisions.
Please call us at 460-3001 if you have any questions.
Margaret Scanlon, Borough Clerk
Dated: October 19, 2023
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
IN-PERSON VOTING POLLING LOCATIONS IN RUTHERFORD:
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.