potential spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID19) has made it necessary to
prepare and plan for a variety of situations, including the election process. Burlington
County Clerk Joanne Schwartz suggests residents to vote by mail, instead of voting
in person at the polls on Election Day.
by mail ensures all residents can vote without traveling to a polling location
in a safe and secure way,” stated County Clerk Joanne Schwartz. “This will
allow that the election process to continue without interruption.”
voters to vote by mail is also in accordance with the Centers for Disease
Control and Prevention (CDC) guidelines (www.cdc.gov) to minimize direct contact with other
people and reduce crowd size at polling locations.
have always been an advocate for vote by mail, but now it is even more
important due to the recent public health concerns,” said Schwartz.
by Mail applications are available on the County Clerk’s webpage http://www.co.burlington.nj.us/192/County-Clerk or can be obtained by calling the County Clerk’s Office at 609-265-5229 to be mailed an application.
contact Burlington County Clerk Joanne Schwartz with any questions or concerns