How to Vote in the 2021 General Election

August 27, 2021

There are 3 ways to vote in the 2021 General Election:

  1. In person on Election Day…. The polls are open 6am to 8pm. Please visit this site to determine your polling location:
  2. Request a Mail-In Ballot… at October 26th is the last day to apply online for a Mail-In ballot. REMEMBER CHILDREN AWAY AT COLLEGE CAN ALSO REQUEST THEIR MAIL-IN BALLOT AT THIS LINK! Once you have received and filled out your Mail-In Ballot, return it to one of the following secure drop box locations, or send via USPS postmarked no later than November 2nd. For questions about how to fill out your Mail-In Ballot, please visit
    • Berkeley Heights, Snyder Avenue Park, 240 Snyder Avenue
    • Clark, Clark Recreation Center, 430 Westfield Avenue
    • Cranford, Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue
    • Cranford, Union County College Richel Commons Courtyard, Springfield Avenue
    • Elizabeth, Union County Administration Building Complex, Corner of Elizabethtown Plaza and Rahway Avenue
    • Elizabeth, Union County Board of Elections, 271 North Broad Street
    • Fanwood, Fanwood Memorial Library, 5 Forest Road
    • Garwood, Garwood Public Library, 411 3rd Avenue
    • Hillside, Hillside Senior Center, 265 Hollywood Avenue
    • Kenilworth, Kenilworth Recreation Building, 575 Boulevard
    • Linden, Raymond Wood Bauer Promenade, 400 North Wood Avenue
    • Mountainside, Mountainside Library, 1 Constitution Plaza
    • New Providence, New Providence Library, 377 Elkwood Avenue
    • Plainfield, Plainfield City Hall, 515 Watchung Avenue
    • Rahway, Rahway Recreation Center, 275 East Milton Avenue
    • Roselle, Roselle Public Library, 104 West 4th Avenue
    • Roselle Park, Union County Emergency Services Building, 535 Laurel Avenue
    • Scotch Plains, Scotch Plains Library, 1927 Bartle Avenue
    • Springfield, Chisholm Recreation Center, 100 South Springfield Avenue
    • Summit, Chestnut Street Parking Lot Adjacent to Fire Department, 406 Broad Street (Corner of Morris Avenue and Broad Street)
    • Union, Union Township Municipal Building Rear Entrance, 1976 Morris Avenue
    • Union, Kean University Wilkins Theater, 1000 Morris Avenue
    • Westfield, Fraser Building, 300 North Avenue East
    • Winfield, Winfield Mutual Housing Office, Wavecrest Avenue
  3. Go to one of the following locations for Early In-Person Voting… between Saturday, October 23rd and Sunday, October 31st. The locations are open 10am to 8pm every day, except Sunday when they are only open from 10am to 6pm. This new option enables all registered voters to cast their ballot in person, using a voting machine. Union County residents can vote at any one of the seven locations.
    • Union County College, 1033 Springfield Avenue, Seminar Room A/B, Cranford
    • Sampson Community Center, 800 Anna Street, Elizabeth
    • New Providence Municipal Center,360 Elkwood Avenue, Gymnasium (Academy Street Entrance)
    • Plainfield Board of Education Administration Building, 1200 Myrtle Avenue, Plainfield
    • Rahway Recreation Center, 275 E. Milton Avenue, Room 112, Rahway
    • Amalfe Community Center, 1268 Shaffer Avenue, Roselle
    • Union Township Senior Center, 968 Bonnel Court, Union Township


****ARE YOU REGISTERED TO VOTE???? Check here:


***DO YOU NEED TO REGISTER TO VOTE? The deadline to register is October 12th! The Voter registration Form can be found here: