Middlesex County encourages residents to vote

Since Sept. 26 is National Voter Registration Day, the Middlesex County Board of Elections is encouraging all residents who have not already done so to register to vote in the upcoming General Election.

“Middlesex County’s Board of Elections aims for all county residents to vote safely and securely for the candidate of their choice,” said James Vokral, administrator of the Middlesex County Board of Elections. “We encourage you to check your records to ensure that you are registered in time for this November’s election.”

The deadline to register for the Nov. 8 election is Oct. 18.

“It is every American’s right to vote,” said Freeholder Director Ronald G. Rios. “Please make sure that you are able to exercise that right by registering or updating your voter information.”

To check or update voting information, visit http://nj.gov/state/elections/index.html. Once on the Elections website, click on the icon “Am I Registered” in the center of the page and follow the prompts to verify information.

If information cannot be found, or if it is incorrect a new registration form will be needed. County registration forms are available at http://nj.gov/state/elections/voting-information.html; from the Middlesex County Board of Elections at 11 Kennedy Blvd., East Brunswick 08816; or from the local Municipal Clerk’s office.

The Board of Elections’ normal operating hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, and 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays. The board will be open until 9 p.m. Oct. 18  to accommodate registrants.

For more information, contact the Board of Elections by calling 732-745-3471, emailing elections@co.middlesex.nj.us or visiting the office at 11 Kennedy Blvd., East Brunswick.