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Department of State

New Jersey Division of Elections

The Hon. Tahesha Way, Secretary

Schedule A Petition Drop Off Appointment

March 30, 2020 - Petition Filing Deadline Day

Filing Deadline for Democratic & Republican Candidates wanting to run in the June 2, 2020 Primary Election. Candidate petitions must be received by the deadline date on or before 4:00 p.m.


Effective immediately as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, nominating petitions can be emailed to the following email addresses or faxed to the number listed below:

Fax Number: (609) 777-1280

If you don’t have the means to email or fax your nominating petitions, in person appointments to drop off your petitions can be scheduled on Tuesday’s and Thursday’s from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. in the lobby at 20 West State Street, Trenton.   Appointments can be scheduled by calling 609-218-0463.

Please be advised that we can currently only accept emails up to 25 megabytes. If you need to send an email larger than 25 megabytes, please send multiple emails. Blank pages should not be included to reduce the size of the document.

Mailing Address
NJ Division of Elections, P.O. Box 304, Trenton, NJ 08625-0304 Office Address 20 West State Street, 4th Floor, Trenton, NJ 08608

Telephone Number

Fax Number

Voting Information & Assistance
1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837)


In your email, please include a telephone number for the Division of Elections to contact you with a confirmation of receipt.



Page Last Updated: 03/16/20



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