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Annual Election Information

ANNUAL SCHOOL ELECTION

This year’s Annual School Election will take place on Tuesday, November 5, 2019.  Voters will be able to cast their ballots at their applicable polling sites between the hours of 6:00 am to 8:00 pm to elect three members to the Colts Neck Township Board of Education.  In order to vote in the Annual School Election, residents must be:

  • At least 18 years of age
  • Be a United States citizen
  • have been living in the state and county for 30 days
  • have been registered to vote at least 21 days before the election

 

The last day to register for the November 5, 2019 election is Tuesday, October 15, 2019.

The Monmouth County Clerk's Election Division is responsible for all official elections in Monmouth County.  Election and voter information for Monmouth County can be accessed at:  MonmouthCountyVotes.com

 

VOTER REGISTRATION - INSTRUCTIONS  and FORMS

 

The Voter Registration Form must be printed out and mailed to the following:

 

Mary DeSarno
Monmouth County Superintendent of Elections
300 Halls Mill Road
Freehold, New Jersey 07728

 

To access the New Jersey Voter Registration Application, please click on the link below:

 

VOTE BY MAIL

Applications for vote-by-mail ballots are available at the County Clerk’s Office, 300 Halls Mill Road, Freehold, NJ.   Applications may also be obtained at the Colts Neck Board of Education Administration Building, 70 Conover Road, Colts Neck.   Vote-by-Mail applications must be received by Tuesday, October 29, 2019.  The deadline to apply in-person for a vote-by-mail ballot is 3:00 pm on Monday, November 4, 2019 at the County Clerk’s Office.  A Voter may apply for a Mail-In Ballot by mail up to 7 days prior to the election.

To download and print a Vote-By-Mail Application, please click on the link below:

 

WHERE DO I VOTE

If you are unsure of your assigned polling place, please click on the following link:

Find Polling Location

 

BOARD OF EDUCATION VACANCIES

 

The Colts Neck Township Board of Education currently has three (3) vacancies (3 – Three-Year Terms) for the November 5, 2019 Annual School Board Election.  Nominating Petitions are now available for Colts Neck Township residents interested in becoming a Board of Education member through the Office of the County Clerk, Election Office located at 300 Halls Mill Road, Freehold, NJ 07728.

 

Each candidate for election, including an incumbent, must be nominated directly by petition, signed by at least ten (10) persons (one of whom may be the candidate).  Each nominating petition must state the following:

 

  • That the signers are qualified district voters
  • The name, residence and post office address of the candidate and the office for which the candidate is endorsed
  • That the signers endorse the candidate and ask that his or her name be printed on the ballot
  • That the candidate is legally qualified to be a school board member
 

One of the signers must make a sworn statement that the petition is prepared in good faith, which he or she saw all of the signatures included in the petition and that he or she believes that the signers are duly qualified voters.  With the nominating petition, the candidate must include a signed statement certifying that he or she is qualified to be a school board member, consents to be a candidate, and will accept the office if elected.

 

The deadline for filing Nominating Petitions with the County Clerk is 4:00 pm on Monday, July 29, 2019

 

Interested parties may also obtain a School Board Candidate Kit online at NJSBA.org.  The Candidate Kit includes the Nominating Petition, information about legal qualifications for school board candidacy and the role of the Board Member, the New Jersey School Ethics Act and information on School Board Candidate Briefings.