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Posted on: October 20, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Latest Election News from Mercer County


Election Day is Nov. 3: How to vote in Mercer County 

The Nov. 3 general election in New Jersey will be primarily vote by mail to help protect against COVID-19. A prepaid return-postage vote-by- mail ballot has been mailed to all active registered New Jersey voters. If you have not received your vote-by-mail ballot, please contact the Mercer County Clerk’s Office at 609-989-6494 or 609-989-6495.

You may return your completed ballot in one of four ways:
• by U.S. mail, postmarked by Nov. 3
• at one of 16 secure drop-box locations
• at the Mercer County Board of Elections, 1440 Parkside Ave., Ewing
• at your designated polling location by 8 p.m. on Election Day

In-person voting: If you prefer to vote in person, you have the option of doing so at your designated polling location on Nov. 3. Any voter who chooses to cast an in-person vote will do so on a provisional ballot, and all individuals with disabilities will have access to an ADA-conforming voting machine. Only persons with disabilities may use the voting machines; all others without a vote-by-mail ballot will be offered a provisional ballot. 

Election Dates and Deadlines:

Oct. 28: All three County election offices will be open until 7:45 p.m. for walk-in ballot voting through vote by mail.
Oct. 31: All three County election offices will be open for walk-in ballot voting through vote by mail.
Nov. 3: Deadline for mailing your completed ballot.
Nov. 3: Last day to apply in person for mail-in ballot before 8 p.m. at the Mercer County Clerk's Office, 209 South Broad St., Trenton
Nov 3: General Election Day: Polls are open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. Ballot drop boxes are locked at 8 p.m.

2020 General Election Frequently Asked Questions

Have a question? Call the Mercer Votes hotline at 609-278-2719 or email For more information, visit:

Mercer County Board of Elections

Mercer County Clerk

Mercer County Superintendent of Elections

State of New Jersey Voter Information Portal

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