Election Board

Location
County Office Building
49 Rancocas Road
Room G-22
Mount Holly, NJ 08060
Commissioners:
Joseph P. Dugan, Chairperson
Christopher L. Baxter, Secretary
Alice Furia, Member
Michael A. Eaton, Member
Administrators:
Dee Bayles, Democratic Administrator
Pat Benedetti, Republican Administrator
About the Board
The Board of Elections is pleased to work cooperatively with the County Clerk and the Superintendent of Elections to provide for a fair and voter-friendly atmosphere for each and every election in Burlington County. 

Feel free to contact us with your inquiries, especially those regarding polling places, and the opportunity to serve as a poll worker. 

The Board of Elections has jurisdiction over the following aspects of elections.

  • Recruiting, training, supervising and appointing a sufficient number of District Board workers to staff all 365 polling districts in Burlington County.
  • Receiving, canvassing and counting paper ballots such as vote-by-mail and provisional ballots.
  • Issuing challenger permits and badges to eligible voters.
  • Certifying and inspecting polling places for accessibility and compliance with the American with Disabilities Act.
  • Maintaining vote-by-mail applications
  • Redistricting of municipalities and elections districts when appropriate. Filing maps and the legal boundary descriptions of the election districts with the Attorney General’s Office.
  • Legal advertising
  • Recounting election results (done by court order only)

Board Workers
People are always needed to work on election day for processing voters who come to the polling place to vote. By law, board workers must be registered to vote and either be Democrat or Republican.

An unaffiliated voter may declare their party and then be eligible to work as a board worker. Training is mandatory and a board worker must be recertified every 2 years. Board workers are paid for each election day.

To apply, fill out and return the Board Worker Application or call the Board of Elections at 609-265-5062 or 609-265-5161.


Meetings

Address of Meetings:
County Office Building | 49 Rancocas Road Room G22 | Mt. Holly, NJ
April 4, 2016
6:00PM
May 10, 2016
6:00PM MUNICIPAL ELECTION
June 7, 2016
4:00PM PRIMARY ELECTION
September 27, 2016
6:00PM  (possible Special School Election)
October 4, 2016
6:00PM  
November 8, 2016
4:00PM GENERAL ELECTION
December 13, 2016
6:00PM (possible Special School Election)
January 24, 2017
6:00PM (possible Special School Election)
February 18, 2017
6:00PM FIRE ELECTION
March 14, 2017
6:00PM Reorganization Meeting
(possible Special School Election)
OFFICIAL ACTION MAY BE TAKEN
Newspapers have been notified.
Christopher L. Baxter, Esq. - SECRETARY