Election Services


550 Grove Road, West Deptford
(856) 384-4531
(856) 384-4530

Vote By Mail

Can’t Get to the Polls? Too Busy to Vote? In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail for any reason or no reason at all using the Vote By Mail ballot.  If you are a qualified and registered voter, then you may apply for a Vote By Mail ballot by completing the application and mailing to the address below.  The deadline for such requests by mail is 7 days before any and all elections (Primary, General, School, etc).  A Vote By Mail voter may also apply in person at the County Clerk’s Office on any working day until 3:00 p.m. on the day before the election.

Mailing Address

Hon. James “Jim” Hogan
Gloucester County Clerk
PO Box 129
Woodbury, NJ 08096

The County Clerk cannot accept faxed copies of a Vote By Mail Application since an original signature is required.

Military Voting

Active-duty members of the Armed Forces, Merchant Marine, Public Health Service, NOAA, and their family members may register to vote and apply for a Vote By Mail ballot by using the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA).
New Jersey law permits the emailing of Vote By Mail ballots to Uniformed Service Members and their families. The Federal Post Card Application is available online at the FVAP web site: http://www.fvap.gov/

The application may be mailed, faxed, or emailed to the following:

Gloucester County Clerk
Hon. James “Jim” Hogan
PO Box 129
Woodbury, NJ 08096
856-251-1646 Fax

Contact the County Clerk’s Election Division for further information (856) 384-4531 or (856) 384-4530.

Current Election Information


- May 13 Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation Declaration Forms for Primary Election to be Filed with County Commissioners of Registration (55 days before election) N.J.S.A. 19:23-45
- May 23 Commencement of Sending UOCAVA Ballots for Primary Election (45 days before election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-5, N.J.S.A. 19:63-9
- May 30 As per Executive Order No. 144 “Each County Clerk shall automatically forward Vote-by-Mail ballots to all “Active” registered Democratic and Republican voter for the July 7, 202 Primary Election no later than June 12, 2020"
- June 16 Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election (21 days before election) N.J.S.A. 19:31-6
- June 30 Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for Primary Election (not less than 7 days prior to election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-3
- July 6 – by 3:00 p.m. Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for Primary Election (up to 3:00 p.m. on the day before election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-3
- July 7 Primary Election Day (Moved from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June by Executive Order 120) N.J.S.A. 19:2-1, N.J.S.A. 19:23-40 (Executive Order 120)
- July 7 Deadline for Post Office Receipt of Mail-In Ballots from the Primary Election
- July 7 Deadline for in Person Submission of Primary Election Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election (by 8:00 p.m. on the day of election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-16


Once the County Clerk’s office begins to mail ballots (45 days before election), updated vote by mail reports can be obtained daily by clicking here 

This new method of disseminating reports will provide users with up to date information that can be accessed using any device that has internet access such as smart phones, iPads, laptops, or desk top computers.

N.J.S.A. 19:63-10 – Distribution of list; public access to information
The County Clerk shall update vote by mail lists each business day and they shall be made available to the public.


Candidate-nominating petitions for all county offices as well as unaffiliated and other party candidates seeking local and county office are available for distribution from the Clerk’s Office. Petitions for local offices are available from your Municipal Clerk as well as the County Clerk.  Click below for number of signatures required.

Election Information

As a service to the public, the County Clerk’s Office maintains voter registration lists for 25 cents per district. By law these lists must be used for election purposes only. Campaign Expenditure Reports are on file also.

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School Election Information

Attention Voters & Candidates:
On May 30th, Governor Murphy signed into law a bill permitting two or more candidates for school board to circulate petitions jointly and bracket together on the ballot. A description of the bill may be found at the link below. More details to follow.

Senate Bill, No. 868

Attention School Board Candidates:
Petitions must be filled out and notarized before filing petition with County Clerk. The County Clerk does not notarize petitions.

School Board Nominating Petition

Petition Filing Deadline for School Board Candidates for the General Election is July 27, 2020.

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