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5/8/2020 - 2020 Primary Election Timeline Changes

Below are the changes to the dates for the July 7, 2020 Primary Election:

Cumberland County is not having a May 12, 2020 Non-Partisan Municipal elections.

May 13 - Deadline for Change of Party Affiliation Declaration Forms for Primary Election to be Filed with County Commissioners of Registration (55 days before election) N.J.S.A. 19:23-45

May 30 - Commencement of Mailing Regular Mail-In Ballots for Primary Election (38 days before election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-5, N.J.S.A. 19:63-9 (P.L.2020, c.5.)

June 16 - Voter Registration Deadline for Primary Election (21 days before election) N.J.S.A. 19:31-6

June 30 - Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for Primary Election (not less than 7 days prior to election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

July 1 - Mailing of Sample Ballots for Primary Election (on or before 12 noon on Wednesday preceding election) N.J.S.A. 19:23-34

July 6 - by 3:00 p.m. Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for Primary Election (up to 3:00 p.m. on the day before election) N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

July 7 - Primary Election Day (Moved from the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June by Executive Order 120) N.J.S.A. 19:2-1, N.J.S.A. 19:23-40 (Executive Order 120)

For questions, please call the Cumberland County Clerk's Office at 856-453-4860.


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