Polling place postcards sent out for people who want to vote provisionally (in person)

            In preparation for the 2020 General Election on November 3, Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello and the Mercer County Superintendent of Elections Cathy DiCostanzo have commenced the mailing of postcards denoting the polling places for Mercer County residents. This is for residents who prefer to vote at the polls on a provisional (paper) ballot.Continue reading “Polling place postcards sent out for people who want to vote provisionally (in person)”

News from the BOE

Copied from the Mercer County Clerk’s FB page: SHARING AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM THE MERCER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS REGARDING BALLOT TRACKING:Dear Resident/Registered Voter: At the present time, the Mercer County Board of Elections is receiving mail and mail-in ballots, as well as retrieving ballots from the ballot drop boxes. The Office is operating onContinue reading “News from the BOE”

County Clerk will have late hours Tuesday October 13

From the Clerk’s FB: The office of the Mercer County clerk will be CLOSED on Monday, October 12 in observation of the Columbus Day holiday, along with all county offices. However, we will be open late on Tuesday, October 13th until 8 PM to accept voter registration forms -and to accept walk-in voters for vote-by-mail.Continue reading “County Clerk will have late hours Tuesday October 13”

Reminder about the back of the ballot

Attention Mercer County Voters: Don’t forget about the back of your ballot! Three important questions need to be answered by you, the voter! The first of those questions is Question 1, which concerns the legalization of cannabis in New Jersey. If passed, it would establish a new Constitutional amendment in the State to legalize recreationalContinue reading “Reminder about the back of the ballot”

News from Mercer County 10/8

Election Day is Nov. 3: How to vote in Mercer County  The Nov. 3 general election in New Jersey will be primarily vote by mail to help protect against COVID-19. A prepaid return-postage vote-by- mail ballot has been mailed to all active registered New Jersey voters. If you do not receive your vote-by-mail ballot byContinue reading “News from Mercer County 10/8”

Ballots are in the mail!

First printed in MercerMe.com: On Saturday, October 3, Mercer County presented a seminar on voting during the pandemic (expanding on previous notifications covered by MercerMe here and here) during which new information and clarifications were introduced by Mercer County Clerk Sollami-Covello and a panel of other officials, including Anthony Francioso, the Mercer County Board of Elections (BOE) Chair. Continue reading “Ballots are in the mail!”

BOE will start counting ballots 10 days before the election

Someone we know asked this question today: will ballots be counted right away? Or do you they have to wait until election day? The answer is they will start counting 10 days before. It’s a good thing because under the Governor’s Executive Order 177, County Clerks have to be done counting and transmit the resultsContinue reading “BOE will start counting ballots 10 days before the election”