Elections

3 Ways to Vote

Choose one of the following:

1.      Go to your regular polling location on Election Day, Tuesday November 2, 2021

·         The polls are open from 6 AM- 8PM.

·         Check your sample ballot for your polling location or visit www.vote.nj.gov

2.      Vote by Mail

·         If you are not set up to receive one already, applications must be received by October 26th, to check your status contact the County Clerk’s Office at 201-336-7020 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

·         You may cast your vote by mail ballot by:

o   Mailing it in as soon as possible. You ballot must be post marked on or before Election Day.

o   Deposit it in a Secure Ballot Drop Box no later than 8 PM on Election Day.

o   Deliver your Vote by Mail Ballot in person to the Board of Elections.

o   Deliver your Vote by Mail Ballot in person to the Board of Elections located at 1 Bergen County Plaza, Room 310 by 8PM on Election Day.

3.      Vote at any In-Person Early Voting Location

·         Early Voting Locations will be open Saturday, October 23rd through Sunday, October 31st

·         Hours will be Monday through Saturday, 10AM-8PM and Sunday, 10AM-6PM

 

Please note, voters with active Vote by Mail requests should opt out as soon as possible if they are choosing to go to the polls in person. To opt out of receiving Vote by Mail Ballots please contact the Bergen County Clerk’s Office.

 Borough of Fairview Drop Box Location 

We have an official election ballot drop box right here in the Borough. It is located in front of the Fairview Public Library, 213 Anderson Avenue, Fairview, NJ 07022. The dropbox is located in the front of the Library closer to the parking lot. This is a safe drop-off point that is emptied daily & monitored to avoid tampering.

Registering to Vote

Who Can Register?

To Register to Vote You Must Be:

·        A U.S. Citizen

·        At Least 18 Years Old on or Before the Next Election; and

·        Residing at Your Present Address for at Least 30 Days

Note: You are not eligible to register to vote if you are on parole or probation, or if you are serving a prison sentence for violating State or Federal Law

Where to Register

·        Applications for Registration can be obtained from the Borough Clerk or from the Commissioner of Registration Office in Bergen County

·        You can register online at the New Jersey Voter Information Portal.You can also download a paper application on this portal, or by downloading one here.

·        Registration forms are also available in various State agencies and at Division of Motor Vehicle offices and can be obtained while transacting agency business. You can also print out a registration form below and after entering the required data, mail it to the Bergen County Commissioner of Registration.

·        Deliver your completed paper voter registration form to:

o   Bergen County Commissioner of Registration

1 Bergen County Plaza, Room 380

Hackensack, NJ 07601

Voting Options

Vote By Mail Application/Mail-In Ballot

·        The County Clerk’s Office handles Mail-In Ballots (formerly known as Absentee Ballots) for Bergen County Residents during all Local, State & National Elections

·        Complete & Submit a  Vote-By-Mail Application.To receive your ballot by mail, the application must be received by the County Clerk seven (7) days prior to the election.

·        A voter may also apply in person to the County Clerk prior to 8pm the day of the election. The County Clerk cannot accept faxed or emailed copies of a Application for Vote-By-Mail Ballot, unless you are a Military or Overseas Voter, since an original signature is required.

 

U.S. Citizen Living Abroad/Mail-In Ballot

·        If you are a U.S. citizen living overseas either temporarily or indefinitely, you can still vote. You will need to fill out and send us a Federal Post Card Application (FPCA) which you can obtain from the Federal Voting Assistance Program on their website or by downloading one here.  In Section 1 of this form, you must indicate if you are residing outside of the U.S. temporarily or indefinitely. This application must be renewed every year, in January. You'll receive a Mail-in Ballot to complete and submit. This ballot represents your vote in the election.

If you need any assistance or have any questions, please contact the Borough Clerk’s Office,

(201) 943-3300, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Where to Vote in Fairview

·        The Polls are open for General Elections & Primary Elections 6AM-8PM. The polls are open for the School Board Election 2PM-8PM. You are required to wear a face mask/face covering and maintain 6 feet of distance when entering any Election Facility.

·        Polling Locations for the Election Districts in Fairview are as follows:

o   District 1:

§  Senior Center

53 Garfield Street

Fairview, NJ 07022

o   District 2:

§  Tiger Hose Firehouse

221 Sedore Avenue, Engine Room

Fairview, NJ 07022

o   District 3:

§  Walker Street Firehouse

367 Walker Street, 1st Floor

Fairview, NJ 07022

o   District 4:

§  Lincoln School Annex

130 Hamilton Avenue, 2nd Floor

Fairview, NJ 07022

o   District 5:

§  School Number 3

403 Cliff Street, Girl’s Basement

Fairview, NJ 07022

o   District 6:

§  Eastview Towers

370 Fairview Avenue, Card Room

Fairview, NJ 07022

 

 

 

 

Schedule of Elections

Primary Elections

·        Primary Elections are ordinarily held on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in June. The primary is held to nominate party candidates for the General Election and to elect party members of the State & County Committees and Delegates and Alternate Delegates to the National Conventions in Presidential Election Years. Polls for Primary Elections are open 6AM-8PM.

General Elections

·        General Elections are held on the 1st Tuesday after the 1st Monday in November to elect various National, State, County & Municipal Officials to Office. The polls for this election are open from 6AM-8PM.

School Elections

·        School Elections are held annually on the 3rd Tuesday in April to elect Board of Education Members. The polls for this election are open from 2PM-9PM.

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