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
May 9, 2017
11:00AM MUNICIPAL ELECTION
June 6, 2017
4:00PM PRIMARY ELECTION
September 26, 2017
11:00AM (possible Special School Election)
October 3, 2017
11:00AM  
November 7, 2017
4:00PM GENERAL ELECTION
December 12, 2017
11:00AM
(possible Special School Election)
January 23, 2018 11:00AM
(possible Special School Election)
February 17, 2018 6:00PM FIRE ELECTION
March 13, 2018 11:00AM Reorganization Meeting
(possible Special School Election)
OFFICIAL ACTION MAY BE TAKEN
Newspapers have been notified.
Christopher L. Baxter, Esq. - SECRETARY