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