Elections

Nomination Petition to Local Office –Mayor and Council & County Committee
Signature Requirements
Petitioner Affidavit

Petition Filing Deadline for Primary Election: April 5, 2021, before 4:00 p.m. 

Mail to the:
Princeton Municipal Clerks Office
400 Witherspoon Street
Princeton NJ 08540
609-924-5704
Petitions can also be dropped off in the Drop Box located in the Police Dept. Lobby, 1 Valley Road. 

Nomination Petition for Independent Candidates
Signature Requirements


Nomination Petition Filing Deadline for Independent Candidates: June 8, 2021, before 4:00 p.m. to the Mercer County Clerk’s Office, 609-989-6494


Voter Registration

Mail-in registration forms are available through the Princeton Clerk's Office at 609-924-5704 or online from the New Jersey Division of Elections.

The deadline for registering to vote or changing your address before this year's June 8, 2021, Primary Election is May 18, 2021.

Vote by Mail

If you are going to be out of town or unavailable to vote on Election Day or wish to Vote by Mail, applications are also available at our office or online from the New Jersey Division of Elections. 

The deadline to apply for a Vote by Mail Ballot by mail for the Primary Election is June 1, 2021. You may apply in person at the Mercer County Clerk’s Office up until June 7, 2021, at 3:00 p.m. 


Party Affiliation

If you wish to change your Party Affiliation for the Primary Election you must do so by April 14, 2021. Change of Party Affiliation forms are available in our office or online from the New Jersey Division of Elections and must be filed with the Mercer County Clerks prior to the deadline. 

All applications must be received at the Mercer County Clerk’s Office for processing.