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The information below is from the City of Summit and the Union County Clerk’s Office on voting in the Tuesday, June 4, 2024, Primary Election.

The deadline to register to vote in the June 4 Primary Election is Tuesday, May 14. Summit residents can check their voter registration status online. The City of Summit Clerk’s Office at 512 Springfield Avenue will be open until 9PM on May 14 for voter registration. Voter registration information is available here. Voter registration forms can be submitted online or printed, completed forms can be deposited in the secure ballot drop box located in the Chestnut Street parking lot at 406 Broad Street.

Vote by mail

The deadline to apply by mail for a mail-in ballot is Tuesday, May 28. The deadline to apply in person at the Elizabeth and Westfield County Clerk Offices for a mail-in ballot is Monday, June 3, at 3PM. Mail-in ballots can be returned in person or by mail to the Union County Board of Elections office, or at the secure ballot drop box located in the Chestnut Street parking lot at 406 Broad Street. Voters now have the option to indicate on the application if they wish to automatically receive a mail-in ballot for all future elections. If such voter no longer wants this option, they must notify the Office of the County Clerk in writing. The county will begin mailing mail-in ballots to voters on Saturday, April 27. More information on mail-in ballots is available here.

Early In-Person Voting

Union County residents have the option to vote early at specified locations throughout the county beginning on Wednesday, May 29, through Sunday, June 2. Locations, dates, and times for early voting are available on the Union County Board of Elections website

In-Person Voting on Election Day

The Primary Election will be held on Tuesday, June 4. Polls will be open from 6AM to 8PM. A list of Summit Wards and Districts is available on the city website.

  • Ward 1 District 1 at Summit Community Center, Investor’s Bank Gym on 100 Morris Avenue.
  • Ward 1 District 3, 4, 5, 6 at Lincoln Hubbard School gym on 52 Woodland Avenue.
  • Ward 1 District 2, 11, 12 at Summit High School Auxiliary Gym on 125 Kent Place Boulevard.
  • Ward 1 District 7, 8, 9, 10 at Washington School gym on 507 Morris Avenue. 
  • Ward 2 District 1, 2, 3 at Summit Community Center, Investor’s Bank Gym on 100 Morris Avenue.
  • Ward 2 District 4, 6, 7 at Summit Middle School on 272 Morris Avenue, gym entrance on Summit Avenue (Handicap accessible entrance on Oakland Place).
  • Ward 2 District 5 and 10 at Cornog Field House on 5 Myrtle Avenue.
  • Ward 2 District 8 at Vito A. Gallo Senior Building, Community Room, 12 Chestnut Ave. Broad St entrance.
  • Ward 2 District 11 at St. John’s Lutheran Church on 587 Springfield Avenue, Hinman Hall.
  • Ward 2 District 9, 12, 13 at Franklin School on 136 Blackburn Road. Entrance to gym on Warwick Road.

For more information on the Primary Election visit or contact the City Clerk’s Office at 908-273-6400. Contact information for the Union County Clerk’s Office is available here.

How do you know if you have applied to Vote By Mail before or not?  You can check in your voter record on line. If its says "Annual Mail-in Elections" under the Ballot Request Type, then you are good to go and will receive your mail-in ballot without having to do anything further. If it does not, then you will have to apply for Vote By Mail. There are two ways and you can find out more here:

How to sign up and check your voter record:
Once signed up and logged in, you will find your information under the Mail-in Ballot History tab. 

Visit for detailed information.

Click here for all the Early Voting details.  



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