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GREEN BROOK ELECTION INFORMATION

IMPORTANT ELECTION INFORMATION

Check out the County Clerk's Video on how to Vote-By-Mail: https://youtu.be/94oPOmsKKf4

*NEW* Here is a comprehensive FAQ guide from Somerset County that should answer most questions that voters might have.

Link to Somerset County Elections Question Form if question cannot be answered in the above FAQs

HOW CAN I VOTE?
1. Mail In your ballot using the United States Postal Service. Ballots will have postage prepaid, so there is No Need for A Stamp. Ballot must be postmarked on or before November 3, 2020 and should be received by the County Clerk by 8:00 p.m. on November 10th.

2. Drop off your ballot  at your assigned poll location on Election Day (this is new). In Green Brook, both of the normal poll locations will be open in Green Brook on Election Day. (Link to the map of polling districts)


Voting Districts 1, 3, 4, 6
Green Brook Middle School,132 Jefferson Avenue 

Voting Districts 2, 5
Green Brook Firehouse No.2, 24 Rock Rd West

3. Drop off your ballot at one of the County’s 13 ballot drop boxes. Voters will be able to drop off their Vote by Mail ballot at one of the ballot drop box locations beginning the week of September 28, 2020. These ballot drop boxes will be available 24 hours daily for ballot drop off by the voter or authorized Bearer until 8:00 PM on November 3, 2020. The ballot drop boxes will be under video surveillance at all times. 

See the full list of Drop Box locations here.  These are the locations closest to Green Brook:

North Plainfield
Community Center, 614 Greenbrook Road

Warren
Municipal Building, 46 Mountain Boulevard

Bound Brook
Borough Hall, 230 Hamilton Street

Bridgewater
Municipal Building, 100 Commons Way

Somerville
Somerset County Administration Building,
20 Grove Street


CAN I VOTE ON A VOTING MACHINE ON ELECTION DAY AT MY POLLING LOCATION?
Voters who go to a polling location will either be able to drop off their own mail-in ballot in-person OR will be able to vote by provisional ballot (which is a paper ballot)  - NOT ON A MACHINE (except voters with disabilities may vote on an ADA-accessible voting machine).  
 
IS GOING TO THE POLLS SAFE?
Yes! Occupancy within the polling locations will be limited to a number that permits voters to maintain six feet between each other and poll workers.  Poll workers will be required to wear face coverings and to wear gloves when in contact with voters. Voters are strongly encouraged to wear face coverings. Sanitization materials will be available, such as hand sanitizer and sanitizing wipes, to poll workers, voters, and those accompanying voters.  Frequent sanitization of high-touch areas in polling places consistent with CDC guidelines will be performed.

EVERY ACTIVE REGISTERED VOTER WILL RECEIVE A VOTE BY MAIL BALLOT
Ballots will be mailed out to every active registered voter in Somerset County from the Clerk’s Office by October 5 and may begin arriving in late September.  If you have not received a ballot by October 10, please call the Clerk's Office at 908-231-7013 to determine if there is an issue.

To check if you are an active registered voter, visit https://voter.svrs.nj.gov/registration-check or call the Somerset County Board of Elections at (908) 231-7084. If you discover you are not considered an active voter, you can register online or with a paper form: (English Application)  (Solicitud en Español) .

IMPORTANT DATES DURING THE ELECTION
Friday, October 23 – This is the last day to request a replacement ballot through the mail. Ballots can still be requested in person at the County Clerk’s office (call 908-231-7013 or at  a location TBD due to COVID restrictions) through 8 p.m. on November 3, 2020.
Wednesday, October 28 – This is the last day Qualified Overseas and Military Voters can request electronic balloting.
Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - Election Day.
Friday, November 20 - Certification of election results.