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2014 Important Election Dates

School Board Election (4th Wednesday in April) - April 23, 2014

To be held in: Irvington and Newark.

  • Last day to file petitions  (50 days prior to election), March 4, 2014
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), April 2, 2014
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), April  16, 2014
  • 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, Maplewood, Millburn, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, South Orange, Verona, West Orange and the West Essex Regional School District. (See below for Election Dates.)

Municipal Election Non-Partisan (2nd Tuesday in May) - May 13, 2014

To be held in: Belleville, Irvington, Orange, and Newark.

  • Last day to file petitions (64 days prior to election), March 10, 2014
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), April 22, 2014
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), May 6, 2014
  • NOTE: The following Municipality has moved their Municipal Non-Partisan Election to the General Election in November: West Orange. (See below for Election Dates.)

Primary Election (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in June) - June 3, 2014

  • Last day to file petitions for June Primary (64 days prior to election), March 31, 2014
  • Last day for Party Declaration (55 days prior to election), April 9, 2014
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), May 13, 2014
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), May 27, 2014

Newark Run-Off Election - June 10, 2014


General Election (1st Tuesday after 1st Monday in November) - November 4, 2014

  • Last day to file Independent petitions, June 3, 2014
  • Last day to file School Board Election petitions, July 28, 2014
  • Last day for registration and transfer (21 days prior to election), October 14, 2014
  • Last day to apply by mail for a Vote-By-Mail Ballot (7 days prior to election), October 28, 2014
  • NOTE: The following Municipalities have moved their School Board Elections to the General Election in November: Bloomfield, Caldwell/ West Caldwell, Cedar Grove, Essex Fells, Fairfield, Glen Ridge, Livingston, Maplewood, Millburn, North Caldwell, Nutley, Roseland, South Orange, Verona, West Orange and the West Essex Regional School District.
  • NOTE: The following Municipality has moved their Municipal Non-Partisan Election to the General Election in November: West Orange.