Superintendent of Elections
Message from the Superintendent
Our mission here at the Superintendent of Elections/Commissioner of Registrations Office is to maintain the efficiency and integrity of the voting process while managing the ongoing extensive and intricate changes in the voting laws. The duties and responsibilities of the Gloucester County Superintendent of Elections are extensive and wide-ranging. They include responsibility for the supervision of all elections held in Gloucester County, the custody and maintenance of the voter records, voter registrations, and the custody and maintenance of voting machines. This office is also responsible for enforcement of all election laws and ensuring compliance with the National Voting Rights Act to ensure free, fair, and safe elections to all residents in Gloucester County.
The Gloucester County Office of Elections conducts all elections held throughout the County and works with the County Clerk's office to ensure that Title 19 of the Election Laws of the State of New Jersey are implemented. The Superintendent of Elections/Commissioner of Registration has complete charge of the permanent registration of all eligible voters within the County. Evening registration is conducted by the Superintendent of Elections. The Board of Elections Commissioners oversees the counting of all ballots for recounts. The Board of Elections certifies and attests to the final results of all elections before forwarding Canvasser's Report to the New Jersey Secretary of State's Office.
All County-wide party petitions and all nominations by direct petition are filed with the County Clerk. The County Clerk's Office prepares sample, official, and vote by mail ballots and receives all vote by mail ballot requests and processes the same. The County Clerk's office also canvasses the vote totals with the County Office of Elections.
Voting ID Requirements
If you registered to vote after January 1, 2003, and if you did not provide identification to the County Superintendent of Elections on the voter registration form or if the identification information could not be verified (i.e., your driver's license number or the last four digits of your social security number), you must show identification at the polling place when you go to vote. If no identification can be provided, you may vote a Provisional Ballot.
ID does not have to be photo identification and it may include, but is not limited to one of the following:
- Bank statement
- Car registration
- A County valid Voter ID card
- Government check or document
- Military or other Government ID
- NJ driver's license
- Non-photo NJ driver's license
- Rent receipt
- Sample Ballot
- Store membership card
- Student or job ID
- United States Passport
- Utility bill
- Any other official documents