the staff of the Ridgewood blog
Ridgewood NJ, the following important information about the November 2, 2021 General Election.
Bergen County is looking for additional registered voters to serve as poll workers. The hours are 5:00 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. on November 2, 2021, and the pay is $300 for the day. If you are interested, please call the Bergen County Board of Elections at 201-336-6225.
There are 3 ways to vote in the November 2, 2021 General Election:
Vote by Mail
In-Person Early Voting
In-Person at your Polling Place
October 12, 2021 – Final Voter Registration Night for General Election – If you have recently turned 18 years old, moved to Ridgewood or moved within Ridgewood and have not yet registered at your new address, this is the final date to register to vote. For last minute voter registrations, the Village Clerk’s Office, on the 5th Floor of Village Hall, will be open from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and then the Deputy Village Clerk will be in the lobby of the Ridgewood Library from 4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. to register voters on October 12th.
October 23, 2021 – October 31, 2021 – In-Person Early Voting Period – Early voting hours are: Monday through Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Please see the attached flyer for the early voting locations in Bergen County. Ridgewood registered voters may go to any of the locations in Bergen County for early voting.
October 26, 2021 – Deadline for a Vote-by-Mail Ballot Application to be Received by the Bergen County Clerk’s Office – This deadline is not a date to be postmarked, it is a date that the application must be received in the Bergen County Clerk’s Office. Keep in mind that you may start sending in applications for Vote-by-Mail ballots now.
November 1, 2021 at 3:00 p.m. – Deadline to apply for a Vote by Mail ballot In Person at the Bergen County Clerk’s office – If you forget to get a Vote by Mail ballot or are unexpectedly going to be out of town or are unable to go to the polls on November 2, 2021, you may go to the Bergen County Clerk’s Office, One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, NJ and vote in person, on a Vote by Mail ballot.
November 2, 2021 – Election Day – Polls are open from 6:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. – Sample ballots will be mailed to all registered voters, and will list your polling place.
November 2, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. – Deadline to have your Vote by Mail ballot postmarked or placed in a ballot box (there is a red, white and blue ballot box outside of the lobby door of Village Hall, off of the parking lot). You may NOT return your Vote by Mail ballot to an early voting location or your regular polling place.