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Vote by Mail Instructions for Atlantic County

Voting by Mail

Vote by Mail (VBM) Ballots will begin being mailed on October 1, 2020

If you have not received your VBM ballot by October 12, 2020, contact the Atlantic County Clerk's office 


Option 1
Secure Ballot Drop Boxes
Must be placed inside secure drop box no later than 8:00 PM on Election Day.

Option 2
In- Person Polling Location
Ballot must be returned to your assigned polling location between 6:00 AM – 8:00 PM on Election Day.
(You can only return your personal ballot)

Option 3
At the Board of Elections
(update to follow)

Option 4
By Mail
Ballot must be postmarked by 8:00 PM on Election Day
Use provided prepaid
postage envelope.
(No stamp required)



Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations

Atlantic County Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations


Municipal Building 

500 Mill Road

Absecon, NJ 08201

Atlantic City

Atlantic County Office Building (in Police & Fireman Plaza between City Hall and the Library)

1333 Atlantic Ave

Atlantic City, NJ 08401


Municipal Hall

1417 W. Brigantine Blvd.

Brigantine, NJ 08203

Buena Vista Township

Municipal Hall

890 Harding Hwy

Buena Vista Township, NJ 08310

Egg Harbor Township

Municipal Hall

3515 Bargaintown Rd.

Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

EHT Community Center

5045 English Creek Ave

Egg Harbor Township, NJ 08234

Galloway Township

Municipal Hall (on Court Chambers side)

300 E. Jimmie Leeds Rd

Galloway, NJ 08205

Hamilton Township

Historic Court House Complex

5901 Main Street

Mays Landing, NJ 08330


Municipal Hall

100 Central Ave

Hammonton, NJ 08037


Municipal Hall

100 Shore Rd

Northfield, NJ 08225


Municipal Hall

18 North First Street

Pleasantville, NJ 08232

Somers Point

Municipal Hall

1 West New Jersey Ave

Somers Point, NJ 08244


Municipal Hall

6201 Ventnor Ave

Ventnor, NJ 08406

Important Dates

Important Dates for the New Jersey General Election 2020

Voter Registration Deadline

Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Absentee Ballot Request

Post received by Tuesday, October 27, 2020

In-person Request by Monday, November 2, 2020

Click here to print the Vote by Mail Ballot Application

NOTE: You do not have to complete a vote by mail application unless you would like to have your ballot mailed to an address that is different from your residence address.

Absentee Ballot Return Deadline

Postmarked by Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:00 pm EST

In-Person received by Tuesday, November 3, 2020 8:00 pm EST

Post received by November 5, 2020 8:00 pm EST

How to Vote

Vote In Person:

You may choose to vote in person at your polling place, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. on election day, November 3, and you will be provided a provisional paper ballot. Accommodations will be made for people with disabilities to use an accessible voting device. Remember, you can return your vote-by-mail ballot at your polling place. Go to Vote.NJ.Gov for your polling place, listed on the Find Your Polling Location page.

Vote By Mail:

All active registered voters in New Jersey will automatically receive their ballots in the mail, at the address where the voter is registered.

Then all you have to do is VOTE, SIGN, SEAL, RETURN. How you return it is up to you.

1. Mail: It must be postmarked on or before November 3 and be received by your county’s Board of Elections on or before November 10.

2. Secure Ballot Drop Box: Place your ballot in one of your county’s secure ballot drop boxes by 8:00 p.m. on November 3.

3. Board of Elections Office: Deliver your ballot in person to your county’s Board of Elections Office by 8:00 p.m. on November 3.

4. Polling Place: Bring your ballot to your polling place by 8:00 p.m. on election day, November 3. Remember only you, the voter, can bring your ballot to your polling place on election day.

What If I Haven’t Received My Ballot?

Every active voter registered in New Jersey should receive a ballot in the mail. If it hasn’t arrived by October 12, track your mail-in ballot status online at Vote.NJ.Gov or contact your County Clerk, listed on the County Election Officials page.


Voter Information and Assistance Line  

1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837).

Register to Vote

Register to Vote

Voter Registration Deadline: Tuesday, October 13, 2020

Register to Vote with a Print Application:

Request a voter registration form at the Main Library's Help Desk or at the Richmond Avenue Branch Library 


Print a paper copy of the Atlantic County voter registration form in English / in Spanish

Fill it out and send the completed form to the County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections for your county.

Atlantic County Superintendent of Elections/Commissioner of Registration
Maureen Bugdon
Address: 1333 Atlantic Avenue, 4th Floor, Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Office Hours: 8:30am-4:00pm
609-343-2245 (FAX) 609-343-2240

Register to Vote Online:

To register to vote online, you will need your date of birth on 1 of the following forms of identification:

A current and valid Driver’s License or a non-driver Identification Card (ID card) issued by the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) Your information will be provided to the MVC to validate identification, and to retrieve a copy of your digitized signature.


A Social Security number. To use your social security number, you must have the ability to sign on-screen or upload your signature to complete the registration process. If you are unable to provide a digital signature, you can not register online. Click here to download the voter registration application for your county.

Click here to fill out the NJ voter registration form online


Unsure if you are registered to vote?

Check your voter registration status here.