2016 Important Election Dates

General Election (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November) - November 8, 2016


  • Last day to file Independent petitions, June 7, 2016
  • Last day to file School Board Election petitions (last Monday in July), July 25, 2016
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), October 18, 2016
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), November 1, 2016

NOTE: The following Municipality has moved their Municipal Non-Partisan Election to the General Election in November: West Orange.

NOTE: The following Municipalities have moved their School Board Elections to the General Election in November: Belleville, Bloomfield, Caldwell/ West Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Livingston, Millburn, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, South Orange/Maplewood, Verona, West Orange and the West Essex Regional School District.