Overseas / Military Ballots

MILITARY AND CIVILIAN OVERSEAS VOTERS MAY REGISTER TO VOTE, APPLY FOR, RECEIVE AND SUBMIT ELECTION BALLOTS VIA ELECTRONIC MEANS 

Pursuant to P.L. 2008 Ch. 61, a MEMBER OF THE US MILITARY SERVICE, their dependents, or an OVERSEAS CIVILIAN may now submit their voter registration and mail-in ballot request using the Federal Postcard Application via electronic means (e-mail/fax).

Filled out and signed applications must be scanned and sent to Osballot@co.burlington.nj.us  or faxed to 609-265-5032.
THIS E-MAIL ADDRESS IS FOR MILITARY AND OVERSEAS VOTER SUBMISSIONS ONLY. Please DO NOT use this address for routine inquiries or submission of domestic civilian vote by mail applications.

The Federal Postcard Application MUST BE RECEIVED in the County Clerk's Office at least 30 days prior to the election to receive a ballot by AIRMAIL or the Federal Postcard Application MUST BE RECEIVED in the County Clerk's Office at least 4 days prior to the election to receive a ballot electronically.

The Federal Postcard Application must also be mailed to the County Clerk's Office
at the following address:

Burlington County Clerk's Office
Elections Section
49 Rancocas Road, PO Box 6000
Mount Holly, New Jersey USA 08060


Once the Voter Registration and Ballot Application form is received, the voter will be sent an overseas ballot packet containing:

  • A Transmittal (Cover) Sheet from the Local Election Official to the voter.
  • A Transmittal (Cover) Sheet from the voter to the Local Election Official.
  • A form containing the Waiver of Rights to a "Secret Ballot" and Special Notice pursuant to N.J.S.A. 19:59-8.
  • The appropriate ballot to be voted.

To complete the voting process, the voter must:

  • Print out entire overseas ballot packet.
  • Vote the ballot received.
  • Sign the waiver of rights to a "Secret Ballot."
  • Complete and sign the Transmittal (Cover) sheet from the voter to the Local Election Official.
  • Scan the entire overseas ballot packet and send via e-mail to the Burlington County Board of Elections at Osreturn@co.burlington.nj.us OR
  • Fax the entire absentee ballot packet to the Burlington County Board of Elections using the number provided.
    DO NOT RETURN YOUR VOTED BALLOT TO THE COUNTY CLERKS OFFICE
  • Send the entire overseas ballot packet containing original signatures via AIR MAIL to the Burlington County Board of Elections at the following address:

Burlington County Board of Elections
County Administration Building
Room G22 - 49 Rancocas Road, PO Box 6000
Mount Holly, New Jersey USA 08060

A Burlington County Overseas Ballot Application is for voters who are already registered to vote, and is available at the link below. IF YOU NEED TO REGISTER TO VOTE, USE THE LINK TO THE FEDERAL POSTCARD APPLICATION ABOVE.

Overseas Ballot Application (.doc)

Overseas Ballot Application (.pdf)