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New Resource on Voting in the 2020 General Election

 

Voting in New Jersey's 2020 General Election coverOn Tuesday, November 3rd, voters will choose the: U.S. President, all members of New Jersey’s House of Representatives, 1 U.S. Senate seat, and other local representatives. To prevent the spread of COVID-19, most voters in New Jersey’s General Election will vote by mail.

 

Voting in New Jersey’s 2020 General Election, a 2-page resource developed by The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Disability Rights New Jersey, and the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities provides step-by-step information to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities vote in the 2020 General Election by mail or at the polls.

 

Important dates to remember for the 2020 General Election:

  • October 13, 2020 - Voter Registration Deadline for General Election

  • October 5, 2020 - County Clerks will automatically send Vote-By-Mail Ballots to all active registered voters by this date

  • November 3, 2020 - General Election (if you are voting by Mail-In Ballot, it must be received by the Post Office, submitted to a secure drop box, or submitted in-person by this date)

 

Need more information about voting?

 

Read Voting: It’s Your Right for more information about voting and voting rights for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Voting: It’s Your Rightwas developed by The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities in collaboration with Disability Rights New Jersey and the New Jersey Council on Developmental Disabilities. The updated 4th edition is available electronically in English and Spanish. 

 

Stay up-to-date on changes to the voting process related to COVID-19 by contacting your county's election officials or visiting the New Jersey Division of Elections 2020 New Jersey Voter Information Portal.

 

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Information and Resources Related to COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) CDC imageAcross the world, we are experiencing an unprecedented set of challenges as we all work together to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through social distancing and other protective measures. Having reliable, up to date information and resources to help us better understand COVID-19, necessary health and hygiene precautions, and strategies to maintain emotional well-being is important to us all. 

 
The Boggs Center, as New Jersey’s federally designated University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities (UCEDD) and New Jersey’s Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Related Disabilities (LEND) program, has compiled a selection of resources from New Jersey and across the country that may be useful to the disability community across the state. 

View links to COVID-19 resources

 

COVID-19 Update Related to Boggs Center Events

 
  • In effort to slow the spread of the Coronavirus and protect those who are most vulnerable, Boggs Center events have either been moved online or are postponed in compliance with Rutgers University’s directives related to public events.

  • Please refer to the following links for program and training specific information:

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