Rockaway Borough seal

1 E. Main St.
Rockaway, NJ 07866
973-627-2000
boroughclerk@rockawayborough.org


2020 Election Frequently Asked Questions

October 13th is the last day to register to vote or to change your name or address. Anyone who registers by October 13th will be mailed a vote-by-mail ballot.

Register to Vote

Register online at voter.svrs.nj.gov/register. Not sure if you're registered? Find out at voter.svrs.nj.gov/registration-check


In-Person Voting on Election Day

Election Day is November 3

Rockaway Borough’s only in-person polling site will be Assembly of God Church, 113 E. Main Street, Rockaway.

Voting machines will not be used for the general election. In-person voting at the polls will be via a paper Provisional Ballot. Individuals whose disability prevents them from voting a paper ballot will have access to ADA-conforming voting at the polls.


Vote by Mail

Completing Your Vote-by-Mail Ballot

If you need help with that vote by mail ballot, please read the instructions provided at morriscountyclerk.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/HOW-TO-VOTE-BY-MAIL.pdf or check out the video posted by Morris County Clerk, Ann Grossi, at youtu.be/AvofZ_OT0tE.

Returning Your Vote-by-Mail Ballot

By Mail

Voted Mail-In Ballots returned via the USPS must be postmarked on or before November 3 and received by November 10.

In Person

You can drop your Voted Mail-In Ballot off at your polling location on Election Day. You cannot bring another voter’s ballot.

Drop Boxes

There are 15 drop boxes located throughout Morris County, including:

Denville Municipal Building
1 St. Mary’s Place
Denville, NJ 07834

Wharton Municipal Building
10 Robert Street
Wharton, NJ 07885

Rockaway Township Municipal Building
65 Mount Hope Road
Rockaway, NJ 07866

Morris County Administration & Records Building
10 Court Street
Morristown, NJ 07960

The entire list can be found at elections.morriscountynj.gov/ways-to-vote/.

The Drop Boxes are all outside and under surveillance 24/7. They resemble a USPS Blue Mailbox, but are Red, White & Blue and display “Morris County – Official Ballot Drop Box.” The ballots will be picked up on a daily basis by county representatives. All security measures will be followed when collecting and transporting the Mail-In Ballots back to the Board of Elections. The Drop Boxes will be closed at 8:00 p.m. on Tuesday, November 3.


Ballot Tracking

Setup an account at voter.svrs.nj.gov/auth/sign-up.

Then, after you submit your vote-by-mail ballot, login at voter.svrs.nj.gov/auth/sign-in and navigate to your Election History or Mail-in-Ballot History.

When your ballot has been received by the Board of Elections, the web page will display Ballot Received Date. Once the ballot is accepted, the Ballot Status will show as Accepted.


Contact Information

Acting Borough Clerk : 973-627-2000
County Clerk : 973-285-6120
County Board of Elections : 973-285-6715


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