Who is eligible to vote in New Jersey?
-A United States citizen
-At least 17 years old, and understand that you may not vote until reaching the age of 18.
-A resident of the county for 30 days before the election
-You are NOT currently serving a sentence, probation or parole because of a felony conviction
o Note: If you are no longer serving a sentence, or no longer on
parole or probation..., you CAN vote in NJ by completing a new
voter registration form
o You only lose your right to vote while on parole, probation or
serving a sentence due to a conviction for an indictable offense
under any federal or state laws.
o If you were registered to vote before you were convicted, you
must complete a new voter registration form once you have
served your time.
o If you are a pre-trial detainee or on bail pending appeal, you do
not lose your right to vote.
o If you have any questions, please contact your county
commissioner of registration.