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The polls are now open for early voting in New Jersey

By David Wildstein, October 31 2022 10:00 am

Good morning, New Jersey.  The third day of early for the 2022 general election has begun.

The state’s nine-day early voting period began on Saturday.   Polls are open today from 10 AM to 8 PM.  Those hours will remain through Saturday, November 5. The final day for early voting is Sunday, November 6 from 10 AM to 6 PM.

Jacob Lawrence’s “In the North the Negro had freedom to vote,” from the Migration Series, ca 1940-1941. Lawrence was a New Jerseyan. The Phillips Collection, Washington, DC.

A total of 26,658 in-person early votes were cast on Saturday, up from 19,192 on the first day of early voting in 2021.  Sunday numbers will be available later today.

Voters may vote from any designated in-person early voting location in the county in which they are registered.  Click HERE for a list of early voting poll locations in each county.

Anyone who believes their vote has been interfered with, or seeks to report voting-related issues, can call the New Jersey Voter Information and Assistance line toll-free at 1-877-NJVOTER.

Early voting is just one of many options to vote in the upcoming election.

Vote-by-Mail ballots may be dropped in secure drop boxes or returned by the U.S. Postal Service at the peril of a voter; ballots must be postmarked by 8 PM on November 8 and delivered to the county Board of Elections no later than close of business on Monday, November 14.

Click HERE for a list of secure ballot drop box locations across the state.   If you cast a mail-in vote, track your ballot HERE to make sure it has arrived at your county election office.

On Election Day, Tuesday, November 8, from 6 AM to 8 PM.   Click HERE to find your polling location.

Attorney General Matt Platkin’s office has created a new webpage — https://www.njoag.gov/electionprotection/ — that will help voters report challenges they face while attempting to vote.

Voters who feel they have faced discrimination or harassment in pursuit of their right to vote can also file a report with the Division on Civil Rights through the NJ BIAS online portal —  https://bias.njcivilrights.gov — or may call 1-800-277-BIAS (1-800-277-2427). Urgent complaints concerning allegations of discrimination or harassment filed with the Division on Civil Rights may be addressed during the election or after the election.

Click HERE to check your voter registration status.

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