Mercer County Clerk Offers Early Voting Information and Other Election Reminders

As we near the 2022 General Election to be held on November 8, Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello would like to remind voters that in-person early voting locations will be open October 29 – November 6. Early voting allows an individual to vote on a voting machine at any of the locations listed below during this nine-day period. Early voting hours are 10am to 8pm Monday through Friday and 10am to 6pm on Sunday. Accommodations will be made for voters with disabilities.

Early Voting Locations, Mercer County

TRENTON – Trenton Fire Department – 244 Perry St., Trenton NJ 08618*

HAMILTON – Colonial Fire Company – 801 Kuser Road, Hamilton NJ 08619*

LAWRENCE – Mercer County Lawrence Library – 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence NJ 08648

PENNINGTON – Pennington Fire Company – 120 Bromel Place, Pennington NJ 08534

PRINCETON – Princeton Shopping Center – Unit #260, 301 N. Harrison St., Princeton NJ 08540

EAST WINDSOR – Mercer County Hickory Corner Library – 138 Hickory Corner Road, East Windsor NJ 08520

EWING – Mercer County Office Park – 1440 Parkside Ave., Ewing, NJ 08638

*The Trenton and Hamilton locations have changed since 2021. Also, there is no longer a location in West Windsor.*

When seeking election information, know that the New Jersey Division of Elections (https://www.nj.gov/state/elections/) and the Mercer County election offices — the Clerk’s Office, the Board of Elections and the Superintendent of Elections — have the most up-to-date and verifiable information.

For new voters who wish to vote at the polls on Election Day, it is recommended that they verify their polling place by checking the poll address on their sample ballot as some locations have changed due to redistricting. To view the complete list of polling locations, click here.

How can I track the progress of my ballot?

Voters can visit https://www.nj.gov/state/elections/vote-track-my-ballot.shtml to see the progress of their mail-in ballots. If you do not already have a “My Voter Record” account, you will need to set up an account here. This website allows voters to see if their ballot has been received, rejected or accepted by the Board of Elections. It will show you the date mailed and date received back to the Board of Elections. However, the “Track My Ballot” tool is not updated with final information, as to whether a ballot was counted or rejected, until after the election is certified.  

Ballots can be rejected for a number of reasons, the most prevalent being a missing or non-matching signature. Some Mercer County voters will receive letters from the Mercer County Board of Elections over the coming weeks to advise them of signature deficiencies in their Vote-by-Mail ballots. Under New Jersey State law, a voter who receives a “cure” letter has the opportunity to update his or her signature in order for his/her vote to be counted in the November 8 General Election. “Cure” letters will be accepted until November 17. A missing or non-matching signature is the only reason, by law, that a ballot can be “cured” and then counted. For more information on cure ballots, please call the Mercer  Board of Elections at 609-989-6522. 

On Election evening, results will be available for everyone who wants to view them at https://www.mercercounty.org/government/county-clerk/

For additional information regarding the 2022 General Election, please visit the Mercer County Clerk’s website here or call 609-989-6494 or 609-6495. To reach the Board of Elections, please call 609-989-6522 or visit https://www.mercercounty.org/boards-commissions/board-of-elections.

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