Elections

The Township Clerk is the local administrator for Primary, General, and Special Elections held in Montville Township. The Township Clerk’s office has a variety of election-related forms and materials available to the public, such as voter registration, which includes change of address, and change or declaration of political party, and mail-in ballot forms.

For online forms and more information regarding elections, please visit The Morris County Superintendent of Elections.

2020 PRIMARY ELECTION

TUESDAY, JULY 7, 2020

IMPORTANT election instructions as a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and Governor Murphy’s Executive Order No. 144

In light of the ongoing novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 144 which requires the County Clerk to send all Unaffiliated and Inactive Democratic and Republican registered voters a Vote-by-Mail Ballot application for the upcoming July 7, 2020 Primary Election.  Montville Township will have one (1) polling site which is the Montville Township Senior Center located at 356 Main Road.  Any voter who appears at this polling place on the day of the Primary Election shall vote a Provisional Ballot, except that a voter with disabilities may vote on an ADA-accessible voting machine.  NO Vote-by-Mail ballots will be accepted at the polling site.


VOTE-BY-MAIL DROP OFF BOX

Montville Township will have a Vote-by-Mail drop off box in front of the Municipal Building (NOT the yellow mailbox where you drop off water, sewer, tax, etc. payments).


VOTE-BY-MAIL FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Please refer to the Vote-By-Mail Frequently Asked Questions.

If you have any further inquiries regarding the Primary Election, please call the Township Clerk at (973) 331-3304.


IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MORRIS COUNTY PRIMARY ELECTION VOTERS

Please see important message to Morris County Primary Election Voters.

Additionally, a sample vote by mail ballot application and instructions is available at:

https://nj.gov/state/elections/assets/pdf/forms-vote-by-mail/vote-by-mail-english-2020-0707-morris.pdf


Election Dates 

Annual Fire District Budget and Commissioner Elections - Fire District Numbers 1, 2 and 3. Please vote at your respective Fire District’s voting location:

  • District No. 1 - Montville Fire Department, 108 Main Road, Montville
  • District No. 2 - Towaco Fire Department, 27 Whitehall Road, Towaco
  • District No. 3 - Pine Brook Fire Department, 47 Bloomfield Avenue Pine Brook

Polls open 2 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Dates to Remember

  • Board of Education Election - no longer in April. Now in conjunction with the General Election in November.
  • June - Primary Election. Polls open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.*
  • August - Special Primary Election. Poll hours to be determined.
  • October - Special General Election. Poll hours to be determined.
  • November - General Election. Polls open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.*

Note: *If you don’t know what district you live in or where to vote in the Primary and General Elections, please view the Township of Montville’s Voting District / Polling Location List page.