2020 November General Election

The 2020 November General Election has been modified to require a Vote-By-Mail Ballot be sent to every "Active, Registered" Voter

Bergen County Clerk's Video Message on Voting by Mail

The deadline to register to vote for the 2020 General Election is October 13, 2020.

Voter Registration Applications can be found on this link. 

Bergen County residents may register to vote at the Office of the Superintendent of Elections, located at One Bergen County Plaza, Room 380, in Hackensack. In order to meet the needs of residents, this office will be open from 9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13, 2020.

The Fair Lawn Municipal Clerk’s Office will be open 8:30 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. on October 13, 2020.  

ONLY ADA Disabled voters will be allowed to use a polling booth on the November 3, 2020 General Election.


Active, Registered voters should be receiving their Vote-by-Mail ballot from Bergen County on or before October 5, 2020 to their registered address.

Voters who DO NOT COMPLETE their Vote By Mail Ballot and wish to go to the polling locations will be handed a PROVISIONAL (PAPER) BALLOT.  The physical polls will ONLY be able to be utilized by the ADA Disabled.  A Notice from Bergen County will be sent to all "Active" Voters notifying them of their assigned Polling Location - among other important information

THERE WILL BE NO PHYSICAL SAMPLE BALLOTS MAILED TO VOTERS PRIOR TO ELECTION DAY.  The Sample Ballot for the 2020 General Election will be available, once established, on a website to be determined by the Bergen County Clerk.

As soon as you receive your Vote By Mail Ballot, you are encouraged to place it back in the mail - postage will be paid for.  You may also drop your Vote By Mail Ballot in one of many secured drop box locations throughout Bergen County.  Installation of drop boxes is anticipated to take place soon.

Below is the list of drop box locations:

FAIR LAWN              8-01 Fair Lawn Avenue (behind Borough Hall)

Bergenfield               198 North Washington Ave (Borough Hall in Rear)
Demarest                  118 Serpentine Road (Borough Hall)
Englewood                2-10 North Van Brunt St (City Hall)
Fort Lee                    1355 Inwood Terrace/Anderson Avenue Circular Drive (Fort Lee Community Center)
Hackensack              One Bergen County Plaza (County Administration Building)
Hasbrouck Heights   320 Boulevard (behind Borough Hall)
Hillsdale                    380 Hillsdale Ave (Borough Hall parking lot)
North Arlington          214 Ridge Rd (Borough Hall)
Oakland                    One Municipal Plaza (Borough Hall, across from Library)
Old Tappan               227 Old Tappan Rd (Borough Hall)
Paramus                   1 Jockish Square (Borough Hall, outside main entrance)
Ramsey                    30 Wyckoff Ave (Rear of Library)
Ridgewood               131 North Maple Ave (Village Hall)
Ridgefield                 725 Slocum Avenue (Ridgefield Community Center)
Rutherford                176 Park Ave (Borough Hall)
Teaneck                    818 Teaneck Rd (Municipal Building, North Entrance)
Wyckoff                     340 Franklin Ave (Municipal Building)

Please do not hesitate to reach out to the Clerk's Office or the Bergen County Election Offices with any questions:

Bergen County Clerk, Elections - 201-336-7020 or email electionsclerk@co.bergen.nj.us
Bergen County Board of Elections - 201-336-6230 or email elections@co.bergen.nj.us
Bergen County Superintendent of Elections - 201-336-6115 or email soe@co.bergen.nj.us
Borough of Fair Lawn Municipal Clerk - 201-794-5340