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2020 General Election Vote By Mail Sample Ballots
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 Little Falls  North Haledon  Passaic Paterson 
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Everything you need to know about the mostly Vote-By-Mail November 3, 2020 general election can be found in this VOTER EDUCATION GUIDE

Elections Division

The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for the following election duties:

  • Receiving petitions for candidates for elective offices
  • Printing of election materials
  • Maintaining Vote by Mail (“Absentee”) voter lists
  • Handling Vote by Mail Applications and Ballots
  • Overseeing drawings for ballot positions
  • Certifying primary and general election votes to the New Jersey Department of State - Division of Elections
Election Results
Passaic County’s election results are available on this website Election Night. Please note, before the voting information is provided to the county, all voting materials are delivered to the appropriate Municipal Clerk’s office to begin the process of tallying the votes. The Clerk’s office will then immediately post the election results to the County Website.


Copies of reports such as Mail in Ballot Lists and Voter Registration Lists are available through the Clerk’s Office for a fee and by requesting ahead of time. Our office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Petitions for Candidates
In an effort to improve the Petition Filing experience, the Passaic County Clerk's Office is now offering petition filers an opportunity to schedule an appointment prior to the petition filing date. Scheduling an appointment will improve the petition filing process and help reduce the time spent filing your petition. Please call the Election Office at (973) 881-4127.

Candidates Petitions by Election:


For information on candidate petitions for Federal or Statewide offices, please contact:

New Jersey Division of Elections
Tel: (609) 292-3760

Elected Officials & Candidates