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Summary of Services

Salem County Board of Elections Summary of Services provided to the public

  • Certify Polling Places conform to all facets of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Help America Vote Act (HAVA), and N.J.S.A, Title 19, including conduct of all elections.
  • Oversee conduct for annual inspection of Polling Place locations; certify Polling place accessibility compliance
  • Receive, process, canvassing & counting of all Mail-In ballots, including Overseas Civilian, Military, Provisional and Emergency ballots for all elections
  • Recruiting, training, certifying and assigning Poll Workers to each of the 45 Polling Districts in Salem County and supervising them on Election Day
  • Verify eligibility and process Challenger requests, distribute Challengers credentials, permits & badges for all elections
  • Redistricting Election Districts, when appropriate, in conjunction with Municipal Clerks to maintain proper voting districts. Drawing of district lines, certifying voting districts, filing maps & the legal boundary descriptions of the election districts with the Secretary of State
  • Serve as a Polling location for Mail-In ballot voters for all elections
  • Conduct recounts of election results as required by court order
  • Register new voters, update & maintain registration rolls, purge registrations as required by law for deceased, disenfranchised and inactive status registrations
  • Custodians of Voting machines and other voting equipment
  • Maintenance and programming of voting machines
  • Certification of election vote tabulation equipment
  • Certifying election results as the Board of Canvassers with the County Clerk


Important Links

These links provide you with pertinent information that goes beyond the scope of the county website.  We provide these as a service to the voters of Salem County.




Registration & Affiliation Statistics

Salem County Registration and Affiliation Statistics as of November 17, 2014

Registered Voters =  43,969

  • Republican 9,121
  • Democrat 12,817
  • Unaffiliated 22,037
  • Other 31

Total Registered Voters = 44,066

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