Election Information

Where Do I Vote?

If you have recently moved to Scotch Plains or changed your address and need to register to vote, mail-in registration forms are available through the Clerk's Office or online (see below).


You may also vote by mail. Application is available below.. 


The deadline to apply for Vote by Mail for the Election is seven days prior to the election date. You may also apply in person at the County Clerk's Office up until the day before the election at 3:00 p.m. All applications must be received at the County Clerk's Office for processing. 

Polling Locations for July 7th Primary Election to Be Consolidated During COVID-19 Crisis

Pursuant to Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 144, which provides guidance for the July 7th Primary Election amid the COVID-19 crisis, polling locations will be consolidated.  New polling locations will be posted no later than June 15, 2020.  A postcard will also be mailed to you with your polling location information. 


Further, you may contact the Union County Board of Elections at 908-527-4123.          


Governor Murphy’s Executive Order 144 outlines the following for the July 7th Primary Election: 

  • All active, registered Democratic and Republican Voters will automatically receive a Vote by Mail Ballot. Return postage is prepaid.
  • All unaffiliated voters and inactive voters will automatically receive an application for a vote by mail ballot. Return postage is prepaid.
  • There will be a minimum of 5 secure ballot drop boxes located throughout the county for you to deposit your Vote by Mail Ballot. These locations will be updated by June 15, 2020.
  • Vote by Mail Ballots postmarked on or before Election Day, July 7, will be counted so long as they are received by July 14, 2020.
  • A reduced number of polling locations will be available to provide voters with a paper, provisional ballot. Voting machines will available for voters with disabilities.
Township Polling Place Address/Location District
Scotch Plains Park Middle School 580 Park Ave. D1-5
Scotch Plains Green Forest Clubhouse 554 Westfield Rd. - Meeting Center D8
Scotch Plains Evergreen School 2280 Evergreen Ave. - Gym (Enter from Cedar) D6, 7, 9-11
Scotch Plains William McGinn School 1100 Roosevelt Ave. - Gym D12-16
Scotch Plains Coles School  16 Kevin Rd. - Gym D17-21, 23
Scotch Plains Southwyck Village 21 Maddaket - Clubhouse D22

Union County Drop Box Locations


Cranford – Cranford Community Center, 220 Walnut Avenue 

Elizabeth – Union County Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza 

Plainfield – Plainfield Municipal Building Parking Lot, 515 Watchung Avenue 

Union – Union Township Municipal Building Rear Entrance, 1976 Morris Avenue 

Westfield – Fraser Building, 300 North Avenue East

Voter Registration/Vote By Mail Forms

Voter Registration English
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.4 MB
Voter Registration Spanish
Adobe Acrobat Document 1.4 MB

New Voting Machines Coming to Scotch Plains Soon

Vote by Mail Ballot English
Adobe Acrobat Document 265.4 KB
Vote by Mail Ballot Spanish
Adobe Acrobat Document 293.1 KB

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