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Burlington County Superintendent of Elections will conduct outreach at schools, community events

New voting machines will also be displayed at County Corner in Moorestown Mall

The Burlington County Superintendent of Elections Office will travel to schools and community events to help register new voters and answer questions about election procedures.

The non-partisan outreach will begin on Tuesday, April 16, at Seneca High School in Tabernacle and will coincide with New Jersey High School Voter Registration Week.

Eligible 18-year-old high school students and 17-year-olds, who will turn 18 before the next election, will have the opportunity to register in advance of the Tuesday, May 14, registration deadline for the New Jersey Primary. Students will also have opportunities to ask questions and learn more about election regulations and procedures.

The New Jersey Primary will be held on Tuesday, June 4. Early voting will be held between Wednesday, May 29, and Sunday, June 2.

In addition to the April 16 trip to Seneca, the Superintendent of Elections Office also plans to team with the Burlington County Clerk’s Office and its mobile outreach team to register eligible voters and answer questions about elections at the following schools or special events:

Sunday, April 21: Burlington County Earth Fair at Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton

Monday, April 22: Medford Leas, 1 Medford Leas Way, Medford

Saturday, April 27: Burlington County Farmers Market, 500 Centerton Road, Moorestown

Saturday, May 4: Palmyra Day

Wednesday, May 29: Willingboro High School

Thursday, June 6: Burlington County Senior Expo, The Mason Village Fellowship Center, 1114 Oxmead Road, Burlington Township

Wednesday, June 12: Northern Burlington County Regional High School

To request outreach or registration forms, contact the Superintendent of Elections Office at (609) 265-5111.

The Superintendent of Elections Office also continues to have staff at the County Corner site in the Moorestown Mall on Saturdays to register voters and provide other assistance related to voting and election procedures, including vote-by-mail and early voting options, updating voter registration information and removing a deceased relative from the voter registration list. New voting machines that will be deployed at polling locations on Election Day will also be displayed on Saturdays at the mall site to give voters opportunities to inspect and familiarize themselves with the new technology.

Superintendent of Elections staff will also be present at the County Corner during the mall’s operating hours on the May 14 voter registration deadline day, and the Superintendent of Elections Office at 50 Rancocas Road in Mount Holly will also remain open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on that day to accommodate last-minute registrations.

Voter eligibility

An eligible Burlington County voter must be a U.S. citizen who is at least 18 years old and a resident of Burlington County for at least 30 days before the election date.

Residents serving a sentence of incarceration due to a conviction for any indictable offense in New Jersey or another state are not eligible.

Eligible voters can register at the Superintendent of Elections Office at 50 Rancocas Street, Mount Holly or online at https://nj.gov/state/elections/voter-registration.shtmlPaper voter registration forms are also available online and can be mailed to the Superintendent of Elections Office.

Eligible voters must register by May 14 to participate in the upcoming June 4 New Jersey Primary Election. To participate in the primary, voters must be declared as either a Democrat or Republican. Unaffiliated voters who wish to participate will be required to change their affiliation to either Democrat or Republican before casting their ballot.

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