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3/18/2020 - Vote by Mail Ballot Option Available

Vote by Mail Ballot Option Available

SOMERVILLE – Somerset County Freeholder Director Shanel Y. Robinson urges residents who are either at-risk or concerned about visiting populated places to apply for a vote-by-mail ballot so they can vote in the primary election to be held on June 2. Registered voters can submit a completed application by mail. To download an application, visit

“The recent outbreak of COVID-19 has made it necessary for Somerset County to prepare and plan for a variety of outcomes,” said Freeholder Director Robinson. “Our county’s election officials are taking the lead to ensure that New Jersey has a successful primary election.”

“My goal is to ensure that the democratic process continues uninterrupted and that all voters’ voices are heard and recorded,” said Somerset County Clerk Steve Peter. “Although the county’s administration building is currently closed to the public, our staff continues to work diligently to process applications received in the mail.”

Voters are encouraged to apply early. Ballots will be mailed as soon they become available.

To download an application, visit For more information about voting by mail, call 908-231-7013 or email

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