Sussex County 2020 Primary Election Information

The State of New Jersey has implemented some major changes

for the 2020 Primary Election on July 7, 2020.


  • For the safety of all residents, voters are encouraged to utilize a Mail-in-Ballot (MIB) for the 2020 Primary Election.
  • Registered voters will automatically be sent a MIB.
  • Unregistered voters will be sent a MIB Application.
  • Only one polling place will be open to accommodate the entire township, the Hampton Township Senior & Community Center.
  • Any voter opting to vote in person must vote using a paper Provisional Ballot.
  • One voting machine will be available to accommodate disabled residents only.
  • For further details, please review the following information provided by the Sussex County Clerk's Office and the Sussex County Board of Elections. Please click here to view attachment. 

Please click here to view the Vote By Mail FAQ from the Sussex County Board of Elections.

Please visit https://sussexcountyclerk.org/elections/ for important 

information regarding the Primary Election.

Election Dates for 2020

  • Primary Election:  July 7, 2020
    • Voter Registration Deadline: June 16, 2020
    • By Mail for Mail in ballot: June 30, 2020
    • Deadline to apply for a Main-In Ballot by Mail for Primary Election: June 30, 2020
    • Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for Primary Election: July 7, 2020 Prior to 8:00pm. (Voted ballots must be returned to the County Board of Elections by 8:00 pm on July 7, 2020)
  • General Election:  November 3, 2020
    • Voter Registration Deadline:  October 13, 2020
  • By Mail for Mail in ballot:  October 28, 2020

Video Guide for First Time NJ Voters

  • The Hall Institute of Public Policy and the League of Women Voters of New Jersey have created a five-minute video public service (PSA) announcement entitled 
  • "What Happens When You Go To Vote in New Jersey: A Step-by-Step Guide".


Are you registered? 

Quick and easy voting in Sussex County. 

For further information , forms and applications 


Poll Workers Needed!

Have FUN and get PAID while participating in democracy. Board of Elections training classes are being scheduled now - call Jeannie for more information 973-579-0950 x 4

For the list of upcoming training courses to become a poll worker, please click here.

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