Election Rules

Primary Election Voter Registration Deadline: May 12

Primary Election Date: June 2

General Election Voter Registration Deadline: October 13

ID Requirements for Voting: ID only required for first time voters.

Absentee Voting: Any registered New Jersey voter can request an absentee ballot. Voters must download the application online and mail it to their County Clerk at least 7 days before the election, or hand it in the day before. Download the application here.

Gender Gaps in Representation

New Jersey ranks 21st in the country for women’s representation in the State Legislature.

New Jersey Congressional Delegation

New Jersey State Legislature

Voter Turnout

New Jersey had a voter turnout very close to the overall voter turnout for the United States for both men and women in the 2016 Elections.

Percent Voter Turnout by Gender

Percent Voter Turnout by Race

Other races not shown due to population size