2021 General Election Information

YOUR GUIDE TO VOTING IN THE NOVEMBER 2ND 2021 ELECTION

 

THREE CHOICES:

  1.  VOTE BY MAIL
  2.  IN PERSON EARLY VOTING – NEW
  3.  ELECTION DAY VOTING AT YOUR POLLING SITE

 

VOTE BY MAIL (VBM)

  • The deadline to apply for a VBM ballot is October 26, 2021.  Apply for one at essexboardofelections.com/forms-resources
  • If mailed, completed VBMs must be postmarked by November 2
  • If not mailed, drop off completed VBM in Maplewood’s secure ballot drop box located at 1618 Springfield Ave (outside of Police Headquarters) at any time before or by 8:00 pm on November 2; other secure ballot drop boxes throughout Essex County may be found here: https://www.essexclerk.com/_Content/pdf/2021-General-Election-Voting-EssexCo.pdf
  • Completed VBMs will not be accepted at in-person early voting or on election day polling sites

 

IN-PERSON EARLY VOTING – NEW

 

ELECTION DAY VOTING AT YOUR POLLING PLACE

 

Polling Sites                                                                             Districts

Maplewood Municipal Building                                                    1,3,6

The Woodland                                                                             7,8,2,17

Maplewood Community Center                                                   9,11,12,21

Maplewood OEM Building                                                           13,14

Columbia High School (Cafeteria-Parker Avenue)                       4,10,16,22

Prospect Presbyterian Church                                                     5,15,19,20

*Note – Districts 7 and 8 votes at The Woodland
*Note – Districts 4,10,16,22 Vote at Columbia High School not Clinton School
*For those who vote by mail: Ballot Box Available at 1618 Springfield Avenue (Maplewood Police and Court Building)

 

Ballot Boxes will NOT be available at polling sites. Voters are encouraged to adhere to CDC guidelines regarding face coverings while in the polling place. However, entry into the polling location cannot be denied for not wearing a face covering.