New Jersey voting issues

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Election and registration information

Voter ID requirements

Identification may include, but not limited to, Any Current and Valid Photo ID:

  • Driver’s license
  • Student or job ID
  • Military or other government ID
  • Store membership ID
  • United States passport


  • Bank statement
  • Car registration
  • Government check or document
  • Non-photo driver’s license
  • Rent receipt
  • Sample ballot
  • Utility bill
  • or any other official document

If you show identification, you will vote in the voting machine.

If you do not show identification, you will vote by provisional ballot and have until the close of business on the second day after the election to provide identification to the applicable county election office. You will be given a hand-out at the polling place that will tell you which county election office to contact.

Voting machines

2008 election

For the 2008 election New Jersey used the following voting machines. For a county-by-county list of the specific machines (and the source for this section) see Verified Voting's Verifier tool.

Main article: Voting machines

Direct-Recording Electronic (DRE) machines with a paper trail:

Direct-Recording Electronic (DRE) machines without a paper trail:

Governmental election authorities

Division of Elections

Contact information:

  • General Information: 609-292-3760
  • TTD/TYY 1-800-292-0039
  • Fax: 609-777-1280
  • 24 Hour Assistance (toll-free):1-877-NJVOTER

Election threats

  • On voter registration, (needs information)
  • On voter education, (needs information)
  • On absentee and early voting, ... (needs information)
  • On voter suppression and intimidation, (needs information)
  • On polling places and voting, The NJ Supreme Court heard testimony that NJ's Sequoia voting machines are easily hacked.
  • On provisional ballots,... (needs information)
  • On vote verification and security,... (needs information)
Main article: New Jersey election threats

State and local non-governmental organizations

League of Women Voters

LWV of New Jersey, Ms. Anne Maiese, President

  • 204 W. State Street
  • Trenton, NJ 08608-0000
  • Phone: 609-394-3303
  • Fax: 609-599-3993
  • E-mail:

Local Leagues:

Articles and resources

See also


External resources

Poll location

Election Protection hotlines

Voting information

Voting rights

Voting requirements

Election officials, election reform groups, and elected officials

Absentee voting

Disabled voters

Student voting rights

State ballot

  • See how organizations you trust recommend you vote on ballot measures and other statewide contests at TransparentDemocracy.


  • Help in other languages from the U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 中文, 日本語, 한국어, Tagalog, Tiếng Việt, Español

Voting machines

Election law

Voter Protection Laws in A Nutshell

External articles