Election Information

Mercer County Elections has three different entities; Board of Elections, County Clerk and the Superintendent/Commissioner of Voter Registration.Please use the following contacts and links to address related questions.

 

Mercer County Clerk- Elections

Phone: (609)989-6595

  • Receives petitions for all offices except those filed with the Attorney General of municipal clerks, 19:13-3 for general, 19:23-6 for primary
  • Designs and prints all election ballots, 19:14-1 for general, 19:23-22.4 primary
  • Draws lots for ballot position 19:14-12 for general, 19:23-22.4 for primary
  • Prints and furnishes Absentee Ballots, 19:57-8, Emergency Ballots, Provisional Ballots
  • Approves or rejects absentee ballot applications,19:57-1
  • Prepares list of absentee ballot applications, 19:57-9

 Mercer County Board of Elections

Phone: (609)989-6522

  • selection of polling places,
  • enforcement of Elderly handicapped Accessibility Act, 19:8-2 & 8-3.1
  • Creation and maintenance of election districts, 19:4-10 et seq
  • Appointment of Challengers, 19:7-2
  • Appointment & training of board workers, 19:6-1 & 19:50-1
  • Receives, counts, investigates & certifies absentee ballots, 19:57-24&31
  • Counts & certifies provisional ballots, 19:53C
  • Is the Board of County Canvassers, 19:6-26

 Mercer County Superintendent of Elections/Voter Registration

Phone: (609)989-6750

  • Has police powers to enforce title 19,19:32-21 & 44
  • Acts as the County's Commissioner of Registration, 19:31-2
  • Acts as custodian of County's voting machines.
  • Regulates voter registrations, 19:31-2
  • Accepts voter registration applications
  • Reviews registration records to assure continued eligibility Investigates provisional ballots, 19:53C

 

This information and more can be found at mercercounty.org.

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