How to Vote in the June 8th NJ Primary Election

The New Jersey primary election takes place on Tuesday, June 8th. The governor and all 120 state lawmakers are on the ballot. Governor Murphy said the election will primarily take place in person, however, mail-in ballots were available upon request.

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Governor Murphy is running unopposed for a second term in the primaries. The Republican ticket is being pursued by former Assemblyman Jack Ciattarelli, former Somerset County Commissioner Brian Levine, Pastor Phil Rizzo, and businessman Hirsh Singh.

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The state will not be automatically sending mail-in ballots to every registered voter for this election, NJ.com reported in March.

All regular polling places will be open for residents to cast their votes on voting machines, Governor Murphy said in a statement.

If you voted by mail, track your mail ballot to ensure it’s been received.


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