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PLEASE READ – Clerk’s Office Suspending Many Public Services Until Further Notice

Due to concerns over the Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Clerk’s Office will be suspending many services and closing to the public except for certain circumstances until further notice.

Please read this press release for complete information.

Urgent Notice to Voters Living in Morris Township

The United States Post Office has notified the County Clerk’s Office that a mail delivery truck caught on fire on Saturday, June 20, 2020, while delivering mail and that Vote by Mail ballots to be delivered may possibly have been in the truck. Any registered Democrat or Republican voter who may reside at these addresses and did not receive a Vote by Mail Ballot or an Unaffiliated voter who did not receive a Vote by Mail Application is urged to contact our office immediately at 973-285-6066.

Please see this notice for the list of addresses possibly affected.

July 7, 2020 Primary Election – Frequently Asked Questions

On May 15, 2020, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order #144 stating that the July 7th Primary Election will be conducted primarily by Vote by Mail, with limited in person polling locations open on Primary Election Day. VBM will be new to many Morris County residents and the process itself is being adapted for activation at scale in light of the health crisis. It is important for our voters to understand how the new process will work so we can be sure our votes are valid under the new rules.

Please read our FAQ for detailed information regarding the July 7, 2020 Primary Election.

Due to the significant changes from the Executive Order, we anticipate that meaningful results will likely not be available on election night. More information can be found in our Election Night Reporting FAQ.

Click here to read about the separate election related responsibilities performed by the County Clerk’s Office and the Board of Elections.

Polling Place List & Vote by Mail Ballot Drop Box Locations

As a result of the Governor’s Executive Order #144, the Board of Elections will be operating a limited number of polling places for the Primary Election on Tuesday, July 7th. Please see their list of certified polling locations for more information.

Vote by Mail Ballot drop boxes will be available in 5 convenient locations throughout Morris County for voters who would like to utilize them instead of returning their postage paid ballots through the mail. More information about the VBM Ballot drop boxes can be found here.

2020 Morris County Manual Now Available

The 2020 edition of the Morris County Manual is now available! Click here to view the PDF.