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Elections & Voting

November 8, 2022 General Election 

Polls will be open form 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 8, 2022. 

3 Ways to Vote! 

1. Go to your regular polling location on Election Day. 

Deadline to Register for the November 2022 General Election is Tuesday, October 18, 2022. 

2. Vote by Mail.

If you have not applied to receive one, the application must be received by Tuesday, November 1, 2022.  To check your status, contact the Bergen County Clerk's Office at 201-336-7020 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

You may cast your vote by mailing your completed ballot by regular mail.  You may also deposit the completed ballot into the Secure Ballot Drop Box behind Borough Hall, no later than 8:00 p.m. on Election Day. 

3. Vote at any In-Person Early Voting Location. 

Early voting locations will be open starting Saturday, October 29, 2022 through Sunday, November 6, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday, and from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday at several locations.  Please continue to scroll down or review the mailer for more information. 

Poll Workers Needed in Bergenfield - please join us!  

Bergenfield residents, please help us on Election Day!  Poll Workers are needed at all Election Districts, especially Franklin School and Roy W. Brown Middle School.  If you vote at these locations, please encourage family members, neighbors and friends to become poll workers. 

Qualifications include the following:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be a New Jersey Resident 
  • Must be Registered to Vote 
  • Must attend a Training Course

Earn $300 on November 8, 2022 from 5:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. 

If interested, please call the Bergen County Board of Elections at (201) 336-6230 or visit the following linkhttps://www.co.bergen.nj.us/board-of-elections/about-bergen-county-board-of-elections

 


Register to Vote

To register in New Jersey, you must be: 
A US citizen;
At least 17 years old, though you may not vote until you have reached the age of 18;  
A resident of the county for 30 days before the election; 
A person not serving a sentence of incarceration as the result of a conviction of any indictable offense under the laws of this State, or another State, or the United States.

You are not eligible to register or vote if you are serving a sentence of incarceration as a result of a conviction of an indictable offense under the laws of this State, or another State, or the United States. 

Applications for registration can be obtained from the Bergenfield Borough Clerk's office, or from the Superintendent of Elections office in Bergen County (see address below). Registration forms are also available in various State agencies and at the Division of Motor Vehicle offices, where it can be obtained while transacting agency business. You can also print out a registration form below and after entering the required data, mail or hand deliver it to the Bergen County Superintendent of Elections:

Once completed, please deliver your Voter Registration Form to:

Superintendent of Elections 
One Bergen County Plaza, Room 380
Hackensack, NJ 07601

You may also complete your voter registration online at the following linkhttps://voter.svrs.nj.gov/register

Vote by Mail

voting ballot drop boxIn New Jersey, any voter can vote by Mail-in Ballot (formerly known as Absentee Ballots) for all local, state and national elections. You do not need a reason to Vote by Mail.  

Vote by Mail Ballot Applications are available at the Bergenfield Borough Clerk's office or at the County Clerk’s Office.  A Vote by Mail Ballot application must be received in the County Clerk’s office (not postmarked) seven (7) days prior to election day by the close of business, but can be submitted at anytime prior to the deadline for an election in the calendar year.  You can also print out an application form below and after entering the required data, mail or hand deliver it to the Bergen County Clerk’s Office.  The County Clerk cannot accept faxed copies of a Vote by Mail Ballot Application since an original signature is required.  The Mail-in Ballot will be sent to the address you request. 

You may also apply in person to the County Clerk up until 3:00 p.m. the day prior to the election. In the event of sickness or confinement, an authorized messenger may pick up a ballot for the voter, provided they are designated in writing (the bottom box of the application). An authorized messenger shall be a family member or a registered voter of Bergen County and shall place his/her signature on the application in the space provided in the presence of the County Clerk or his/her designee. If an emergent circumstance should arise after the 3:00 p.m. deadline, you may apply to a Judge for an order for the County Clerk to issue a ballot.

You can download a Vote by Mail Ballot Application Form right here:



Then, print and complete the form, and deliver your completed Vote by Mail Ballot Application to:

Bergen County Clerk
One Bergen County Plaza, Room 130
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Mail-in Ballots 

Once the County Clerk's office has received your Vote by Mail application, you'll receive a Mail-in Ballot to complete.  This ballot represents your vote in the election.  Voted Mail-in Ballots may be returned to the secured drop box located behind Borough Hall. 

If you apply for a Mail-in Ballot and do not receive one in the mail, please contact the Bergen County Clerk's office at 201-336-7020 within a reasonable time prior to the election, so that they may have time to rectify the situation.  Please note, once a Mail-in Ballot is received, the voter cannot vote at the polls. 

Instructional Video on How to Complete and Submit your Vote by Mail Ballot

https://nj.gov/state/elections/vote-by-mail.shtml

Track Your Ballot Instructions

When & Where to Vote in Bergenfield 

The polls are open for the Primary Election and the General Election from 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.  Polling locations for the election districts in Bergenfield are as follows:

District
  Location/Address
1
Borough Hall, Council Chambers, 198 North Washington Ave
2
Jefferson School - Hickory Ave & Martin St  - GYM
3
St. John's Conlon Hall - North William St
4
Jefferson School - Hickory Ave & Martin St  - GYM
5
Roy W. Brown Middle School - W.Clinton Ave & S.Washington Ave
6
St. John's Conlon Hall - North William St
7
Brookside Gardens Senior Building - Murray Hill Terrace & Sylvan Ave
8
Roy W. Brown Middle School - W.Clinton Ave & S.Washington Ave
9
Brookside Gardens Senior Building - Murray Hill Terrace & Sylvan Ave
10
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
11
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
12
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
13
Lincoln School - Highview Terrace & Schoolcraft Rd
14
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
15
Bergenfield High School - Gym 3 Door 8
16
Franklin School - West Church St & North Prospect Ave
17
Franklin School - West Church St & North Prospect Ave

Please see your Sample Ballot for your correct polling place.  You can also search for your polling place in at the following link: 

> Polling Place Locator

Early Voting 

In-person early voting will be available for the November General Election on Saturday, October 29th - Sunday, November 6th: Monday - Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., and on Sunday from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the following locations: 

  • Fort Lee:  1355 Inwood Terrace/Anderson Avenue Circular Driveway (Jack Alter Community Chair) 
  • Garfield:  159 Gaston Avenue (Rescue Engine Company #3) 
  • Hackensack:  One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ (County Administration Building 5th floor) 
  • Mahwah:  475 Corporate Drive (Senior Center) 
  • Paramus:  400 Paramus Road (Bergen Community College IT Building)
  • River Vale:  628 River Vale Road (River Vale Community Center) 
  • Rutherford:  15 Sylvan Street (The Williams Center) 
  • Teaneck:  250 Colonial Court (Richard Rodda Court) 
  • Woodcliff Lake:  411 Chestnut Ridge Road (Tice Senior Center) 

Poll Workers For Election Day 

Qualifications: 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be a New Jersey Resident 
  • Must be Registered to Vote 
  • Must attend a Training Couse 

If interested, call the Bergen County Board of Elections at (201) 336-6230 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Election Timeline

  • April 13: Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation - Declaration Forms for Primary Election to be Filed with Superintendent of Elections 
  • May 17: Voter Registration Deadline for the Primary Election 
  • May 31: Deadline to Apply for a Mail-in Ballot by Mail for the Primary Election 
  • June 6 by 3:00 p.m.: Deadline to Apply in-person for a Mail-in Ballot for the Primary Election 
  • June 7: Primary Election Day 
  • October 18: Voter Registration Deadline for the General Election 
  • November 1: Deadline to Apply for a Mail-in Ballot by Mail for the General Election 
  • November 7 by 3:00 p.m.: Deadline to Apply in-person for a Mail-in Ballot for the General Election 
  • November 8: General Election Day 

For more information, please see the following links: