Middletown Township

Election Services

The Middletown Township Clerk's department organizes, runs, and reports the results of the School Board, Primary and General Elections for the Township.

Middletown Township holds two elections each year. The election dates are as follows:  

  • Primary Election - First Tuesday after the First Monday in June polls are open 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.
  • General Election and School Board - First Tuesday after the First Monday in November polls are open 6:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

To register to vote in you must be:

  • a United States citizen.
  • 18 years old by the next election.
  • a resident of the county for 30 days before the election.

You are not eligible to register to vote if you are serving a sentence or are on parole or probation, as a result of a conviction of an indictable offense under state or federal law or have adjudged mentally incompetent.

Monmouth County Voter Registration form

The registration deadline to vote at the next election is 21 days prior to election day.

Please click here for more information on the New Jersey State Division of Elections website:

Change of Address:
You must complete the voter registration form and check the appropriate space for address change. Change of address only applies if you have moved within the county the voter was currently registered. If a voter moves to another county, the voter must register as a new voter.

The changes or new registrations deadline to vote at the next election is 21 days prior to Election Day.

Party Declaration:
A registered voter desiring to affiliate with a party or change their party affiliation you must file a Political Party Affiliation Declaration Form 50 days before an election.

Political Party Affiliation Declaration Form or Party Declaration Information is provided by the State Division of Elections.  

As a registered voter, you have voter's rights. These rights are a privilege of our democracy and are not to be violated by any one involved in the voting and election process. The State Division of Elections offers a handbooks on Voter Rights

In Middletown Township, voting during an election takes place in several Polling Locations throughout the town. These Polling Locations have been designated for registered voters based on the township election zone that their residence is located within.

In New Jersey, any voter can now vote via Absentee Ballot for any election. You do not need to state a reason for an Absentee Ballot. A completed Absentee Ballot may be sent to the Monmouth County Clerk up to 7 days prior to the election by mail or delivered in person at the Monmouth County Clerk's Office until 3:00 p.m., the day before the election. The County Clerk cannot accept faxed copies of an Absentee Ballot Application since an original signature is required. Mail-in Applications are provided by the state Division of Elections