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Voting & Election Information

The Clerk's Office is also in charge of all elections. The next election is the Perth Amboy City Council Runoff Election on December 13, 2022.

Registration requirements state you must be 18 years of age on or before the election in which you are to vote; you must be native-born or show proof of naturalization; you must have resided in New Jersey and in the County 30 days prior to the election in which you wish to vote. You may register by mailing a registration form to the Middlesex County Commissioner of Registration. Residents moving into the City of Perth Amboy from another municipality in Middlesex County may simply complete a change of address form. If you moved from another county or state, you must re-register. Forms may be obtained at the Clerk's Office in City Hall or at the Middlesex County Clerk Elections website.

Instructions for voting by mail:
  1. Fill out the application. Print and sign your name where indicated.
  2. Mail or Deliver application to your County Clerk - Middlesex County Clerk's Office, Middlesex County Administration Building, PO Box 1110, 75 Bayard Street, 4th Floor New Brunswick, NJ 08903-1110
  3. You must be a registered voter in order to apply for a ballot.
  4. Once you apply for Mail-in Ballot, you will not be permitted to vote by machine at your polling place in the same election.
  5. Your Mail-in Ballot must be received by the County Board of Elections before close of polls on Election Day.
  6. You will receive instructions with your ballot.
  7. Your ballot will be mailed on or after the 40th day prior to Election Day .
  8. Do not submit more than one application for the same Election. You must apply for a Mail-in Ballot for each Election, unless you designate otherwise under "VOTER OPTIONS."
This application must be received by the County Clerk not later than 7 days prior to the election unless you apply in person or via an authorized messenger during County Clerk's office hours, but no later than 3 P.M. the day prior to the election. For more information on voting by mail please click here.