Voter Information

The General Election on Tuesday, November 3, 2020 will be conducted mainly via vote-by-mail ballots.

Registering to vote:

The last day to register to vote, change a mailing address of an existing voter or update signatures/names WAS Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

How to vote by mail

Remember the following steps when voting by mail: Vote, Sign, Seal and Return. Watch the video below

How to Request a Second Ballot:

•    If you have not received your first ballot

•    Mistakenly threw away/misplaced your ballot

•    Accidentally made a mistake on your ballot and need to request a new one

Please complete this form and email/fax the application to the Essex County Clerk. (All information is provided on this form)

Tracking your Mail In Ballot:

A voter can track their ballot after it's mailed by signing onto this portal.

Please take note of your Voter ID number located underneath the barcode on your ballot envelope in order to track your ballot.

How to return your ballot:

There are three ways to return your completed ballot:

1- regular mail (postage included),

2- a secure ballot drop box

3- Bringing it to a poll worker at your designated polling location (See list below)

Poll Workers:

An Essex County-wide recruitment drive for college-aged residents to work as poll workers is underway. If interested, please sign up at Click on the link to “Serve Essex County as a Board Worker,” download the form and e-mail it to the clerk.

Secure Ballot Box location: 

A secure ballot box will be set up outside Firehouse Number #3. (124 East Passaic Avenue) You can drop off your completed ballot there 24/7.

List of designated polling places in Bloomfield:

Voting hours will be from 6am to 8pm on Tuesday, November 3, 2020.

The County will notify you of your designated polling location. If you choose to go to a polling place to cast your vote on a provisional ballot, you MUST go to the one assigned to you (it may be a different location than previous years).  Individuals with a qualifying disability will have access to an ADA-compliant voting machine.
  • Civic Center: 84 Broad St.
  • Fire House #3: 124 East Passaic Ave.
  • Watsessing School: 71 Prospect St.
  • Fairview School: 376 Berkeley Ave.
  • Demarest School: 465 Broughton Ave.
  • Forest Glen School: 280 Davey St.
  • Brookdale School: 1230 Broad St.
  • Carteret School: 158 Grove St.
  • Berkeley School: 351 Bloomfield Ave.
  • Oak View School: 150 Garrabrant Ave.