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Voting: It's Your Right

 

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Voting: It’s Your Right

Voting: It's Your Right is a guide about voting rights and the voting process in New Jersey written in clear language for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. The updated 4th Edition, available electronically in English and Spanish, provides readers with information on:

  • Registering and preparing to vote
  • Options for voting by mail and in-person
  • Voting rights and accessibility
  • Contacting election officials with questions

Voting: It’s Your Right was developed by The Boggs Center on Developmental Disabilities, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, in collaboration with New Jersey’s Developmental Disabilities Network Partners, Disability Rights New Jersey and the NJ Council on Developmental Disabilities. It was funded by Disability Rights New Jersey’s Protection and Advocacy for Voter Access (PAVA) from the Administration on Developmental Disabilities, Administration on Children and Families, US Department of Health and Senior Services.

View the guide in PDF format-English

View the guide in PDF format-Spanish


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Voting in New Jersey’s 2020 General Election

 

On 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.

 

View resource in PDF format-English

 

Spanish coming soon!

 

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)

 

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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