Elections

Registering to Vote

Who can Register

To register to vote you must be:

  • a US citizen;
  • at least 18 years old on or before the next election; and
  • residing at your present address for at least 30 days.

* You are not eligible to register or vote if you are on parole or probation, or if you are serving a prison sentence for violating State or Federal law.

Where to Register

Applications for registration can be obtained from the Borough Clerk, from the Commissioner of Registration office in Bergen County (see address below) or download here. Registration forms are also available in various State agencies and at Division of Motor Vehicle offices and can be obtained while transacting agency business. You can also print out a registration form below and after entering the required data, mail it to the Bergen County Commissioner of Registration. All forms can also be found on the Bergen County Clerk's site.

Deliver your Completed Voter Registration Form to:

BERGEN COUNTY COMMISSIONER OF REGISTRATION
1 Bergen County Plaza, Room 380
Hackensack, NJ 07601

Schedule of Elections

Primary Elections

Primary Elections are ordinarily held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June. The primary is held to nominate party candidates for the General Election and to elect party members of the State and County Committees and Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the National Conventions in Presidential Election years. Polls for Primary Elections are open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.

General/School Elections

General Elections are held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November to elect various National, State, County and Municipal officials to office. Polls for General Elections are open from 6:00 am to 8:00 pm.

Special Elections

Special Elections may be held at various times throughout the year, but generally on a Tuesday. Notification of such elections is advertised in your local newspaper.

Where to Vote in Fort Lee

The polls are open for General Elections and Primary Elections from 6:00 am until 8:00 pm. Polling locations for the election districts in Fort Lee are as follows:

District/Location

  1. Firehouse #4, 4 Brinkerhoff Avenue
  2. Firehouse #4, 4 Brinkerhoff Avenue
  3. Horizon Towers South, 5 Horizon Road
  4. Horizon Towers South, 5 Horizon Road
  5. Fort Lee Community Center, 1355 Inwood Terrace (Multipurpose Room)
  6. Fort Lee Community Center, 1355 Inwood Terrace (Multipurpose Room)
  7. Recreation Center, Stillwell Avenue
  8. Richard & Catherine Nest Adult Activity Center, 319 Main Street
  9. School #1, 250 Hoym Street
  10. Fort Lee Museum, 1589 Parker Avenue (Palisade Ave. entrance)
  11. School #2, 2047 Jones Road
  12. School #3, 2405 2nd Street/Myrtle Avenue
  13. Fort Lee Youth Center, 2265 Lemoine Avenue
  14. Fort Lee Youth Center, 2265 Lemoine Avenue
  15. Fire Co. #2, 2481 Lemoine Avenue
  16. School #3, 2405 2nd Street/Myrtle Avenue
  17. Horizon Towers South, 5 Horizon Road
  18. Fort Lee Youth Center, 2265 Lemoine Avenue
  19. Ambulance Corps, Corner of Main Street & Anderson Avenue