For Immediate Release:
September 24, 2012
Voter registration deadline is Oct. 16
Residents can register at the county, by mail, or in their town
FREEHOLD, N.J. – The deadline is fast approaching for those wishing to vote in the Nov. 6 general election. Registration must be completed by Oct. 16.
Residents may register at the Monmouth County Voter Registration Office, 300 Halls Mills Rd., Freehold Township, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday. On Tuesday, Oct. 16 the office will remain open until 9 p.m.
If you prefer to register in the town in which you reside, call your municipal clerk for the hours and the location to register. You can also register by mail or at a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission Office.
To register by mail or save time when you register in person, download the New Jersey voter registration application. The form can be found on the County Clerk’s section of the Monmouth County Web site at www.visitmonmouth.com.
In either case, a driver’s license number or the last four digits of your Social Security number must be entered on the New Jersey Voter Registration form.
“I urge everyone to exercise their right to vote and register for the fall elections,” said Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to the County Clerk’s office. “Registration is easy and the right to vote is the cornerstone of our nation’s freedom and continued liberties.”
All U.S. citizens at least 18 years old by General Election Day, and not incarcerated, on probation or parole, are eligible to vote.
Voter registration must be completed no later than 21 days before an election.
Contact the Monmouth County Voter Registration Office at 732-431-7780, or log onto www.visitmonmouth.com for additional information.
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