Committee on Political Education (COPE)

Every year, the affiliated union organizations that comprise the New Jersey State AFL-CIO vote on which election candidates to endorse based on voting records and working family issues. The New Jersey labor movement has a proud history of supporting candidates who support working families. Working in partnership with the New Jersey State AFL-CIO’s political department, the state’s central labor councils and affiliated local unions, the Committee on Political Education (COPE) makes every effort to educate union members and their families about these endorsements and why they were made.

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Days Until Election Day 2024

2024 Endorsements

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Three Ways to Vote

By Mail

Voting by mail is safe and convenient. You do it from the comfort of home and you can mail back your ballot.

Your mail-in ballot must be postmarked by 8 p.m. June 4, delivered in person to your county Board of Elections by 8 p.m. June 4, or placed in a designated ballot drop box by 8 p.m. June 4.

You CANNOT deliver your mail-in ballot to a polling place.

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in Person via Early Voting

Every county will provide registered voters with the option to vote early by machine in the 2024 Primary Election.

Each of the 21 counties has designated in-person early voting locations that will be open Wednesday, May 29, through Sunday, June 2. Hours will be Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.–8 p.m. and Sunday, 10 a.m.–6 p.m.

No appointment is necessary.

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in Person on Election Day

The June 4 New Jersey Primary Election will offer in-person voting by machine from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for all registered voters who have not voted early or submitted a Vote-by-Mail ballot.

If you have received a Vote-by-Mail ballot but have not voted, you may vote only by paper provisional ballot at your polling place.

Polling places may have changed.

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Vote-by-Mail Information:

Click here for Vote-by-Mail Applications by County

Complete the Vote-by-Mail Application, and return it to your County Clerk

Click here to find your County Clerk

For more information about vote-by-mail, click here:

Vote-by-Mail FAQ

Lost or Damaged Your VBM Ballot?:

If you have not already returned your ballot, you may request a replacement vote-by-mail ballot from your County Clerk. If you go to your polling location on Election Day, you will have to vote using a paper provisional ballot.





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Register to Vote

The deadline to register to vote in the 2023 Primary Election is May 16, 2023. For more information about registering to vote, click here To check your voter registration status, click here


You can register online. It’s easy and safe. To register online, you will need your date of birth and a driver’s license, a state non-driver Identification Card or your Social Security number. Online voter registration is available in English, Spanish, Korean, and Gujarati.

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At Motor Vehicles

If you are eligible to vote in New Jersey, you may register to vote at a New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission office while applying for/renewing a driver’s license or non-driver identification (ID) card.

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You can download the printable form, then fill it out and deliver it into your County Commissioner of Registration or Superintendent of Elections for your county by Oct. 12. Voter registration forms are available in English, Spanish, Brazilian Portuguese, Gujarati, Korean, Traditional Chinese, Simplified Chinese, Punjabi, Hindi, European Portuguese and Arabic.

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