Petitions and Ballot Position forms for Countywide and Local offices can be obtained at the County Clerk's office Election Division, at your local Municipal Clerk's office, or by clicking on the links below. Please call us at (201) 336-7020 for more information and to determine how many signatures will be required on your petition.
NOTICE TO CANDIDATES: All candidates are required by law to comply with the provisions of the “New Jersey Campaign Contributions & Expenditures Reporting Act.” New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission (NJELEC) has instituted mandatory electronic filing. Go to ELEC’s web–based report filing system. If you have any questions regarding mandatory electronic filing, please call (609) 292–8700 or 1-888-313-ELEC (3532) and speak with a member of the Compliance staff.
Petitions and Ballot Position forms for Countywide and Local offices can be obtained at the County Clerk's office Election Division, at your local Municipal Clerk's office, or by clicking on the links below.
- Local Level Signatures Required for Primary
- County Committee Signatures Required Pending Redistricting by Board of Elections
- Independent Signatures Required for General
Request for Position on Ballot Forms
- DEM – Mayor or Council – Position on Ballot Request
- REP – Mayor or Council – Position on Ballot Request
- DEM – County Committee – Position on Ballot Request
- REP – County Committee – Position on Ballot Request
Our office does not provide notary services. Please only submit complete and notarized petitions.
As our office is open to the public, all Petitions must be dropped off in-person and will not be accepted electronically via email. No appointment is needed to drop off petitions, simply come to Room 130 with your completed petition. Our hours of operation are 8:30am to 4:30pm – Monday to Friday.
County and Municipal Initiative and Referendum Signature Page
Initiative and Referendum Petition
Please contact your Municipal Clerk or the County Clerk’s Elections Division at 201-336-7020 or email@example.com for any questions.
For information on candidate petitions for Federal or Statewide offices, please contact:
New Jersey Division of Elections
PO Box 304 Trenton, NJ 08625-0304
225 West State Street, 5th Floor
Tel: (609) 292-3760
Fax: (609) 777-1280