In accordance with State of New Jersey Executive Order #177 and further clarified under Executive Order #179, the NJ November General Election shall be conducted primarily by vote by mail ballots (VBM).
*VIST: https://www.nj.gov/state/elections/vote.shtml TO REGISTER ON THE 2020 NEW JERSEY VOTER INFORMATION PORTAL WHERE YOU CAN TRACK YOUR BALLOT ONCE IT IS DROPPED OFF OR MAILED.
*Atlantic County Clerk will begin mailing the VBM ballots to “active” voters on or before October 5, 2020.
*Atlantic County will have at least one (1) polling location in each municipality. Hammonton will have three, they are as follows: American Legion Hall located at 101 French Street, Hammonton Fire Department #2 located at 51 N. White Horse Pike and the Canoe Club located at 100 Sports Drive.
*All public primary and secondary schools shall be closed to in-person instruction.
*Atlantic County shall open a minimum of fifty (50) percent of its regularly used polling places, the BOE must utilize schools or other large facilities to serve as large voting centers to accommodate more voting districts in one polling place.
Atlantic County will have at least ten (10) drop box locations that are readily accessible. Hammonton’s drop box is located on the front steps at Town Hall, 100 Central Avenue.
*Voters who appear at a polling place and have not returned a voted mail-in ballot shall vote via a PROVISIONAL BALLOT (Provisional Ballots are paper ballots that are used at the polling place on Election Day. No provisional ballot is counted at the polling place. All provisional ballots are taken to the County Commissioner of Registration’s office after the close of the polls for verification and counting by the County the County Board of Election.)
*Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.
*Board of Elections (BOE) shall designate each polling place as a location to received voted mail-in ballots. A voter may return only the mail-in ballot they personally voted to their designated polling place.
*Every VBM ballot that is postmarked on or before November 3, 2020 and is received by November 10, 2020, by 8:00 PM, shall be considered valid and shall be canvassed (assuming it meets all statutory requirements).
*Voters whose ballots are rejected for a missing or discrepant signature, shall be given the opportunity to cure the signature defect in accordance with procedures established by the Secretary of State.
If you have any questions, please call 609-567-4300 to reach the Town of Hammonton’s Clerk’s Office or call 609-645-5885 to reach the Atlantic County Board of Elections office.
VIST: https://www.nj.gov/state/elections/vote.shtml TO REGISTER ON THE 2020 NEW JERSEY VOTER INFORMATION PORTAL WHERE YOU CAN TRACK YOUR BALLOT ONCE IT IS DROPPED OFF OR MAILED.