Vote by Mail

Authorized Messengers and/or Bearers of Vote by Mail Ballots are now only permitted to act as such for up to THREE (3) qualified voters per election, except that an authorized
messenger or bearer may serve as such for up to FIVE (5) qualified voters in an election if those voters are immediate family members residing in the same household as the messenger or bearer.

Mail-In Ballot Instructions

  1. Print the Mail-In Ballot Application.
  2. Fill out the application. Make sure to print and sign your name where indicated.
  3. Mail or deliver the application to:
    • Morris County Clerk’s Office
      PO Box 315
      10 Court Street
      Administration & Records Building, 1st Floor
      Morristown, NJ 07963-0315
  4. You must be a registered voter in order to receive a ballot.
  5. Once you apply for a Mail-In Ballot, you will not be permitted to vote by machine at your polling place in the same election.
  6. If you do not receive your Mail-In Ballot or if it is lost, you may either request a duplicate ballot from our office or vote by Provisional Ballot at your polling place.
  7. Do not submit more than one application for the same election.
  8. Your ballot will be mailed on or after the 45th day prior to Election Day.
  9. You will receive instructions with your ballot.
  10. If returning your Mail-In Ballot in-person, it must be received by the County Board of Elections before the close of polls on Election Day. If returning your Mail-In Ballot by mail, it must be postmarked on or before Election Day and received by the Board of Elections no later than 144 hours after the close of polls.
  11. You must apply for a Mail-In Ballot for each election, unless ALL FUTURE ELECTIONS is selected in section 1 of the application. Voters that select that option must notify our office in writing if they wish to no longer receive ballots automatically or if their ballot mailing address changes.

Applications must be received by the County Clerk’s Office no later than 7 days prior to the election unless you apply in person or via an authorized messenger during our office hours, no later than 3:00pm the day prior to the election. We cannot accept postmarks.


*Email FPCAs to [email protected] or fax to 973-285-5233