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Elections Division



The County Clerk’s Office is responsible for the following election duties:

• Receiving petitions for candidates for elective offices
• Printing of election materials
• Maintaining Vote by Mail (“Absentee”) voter lists
• Handling Vote by Mail Applications and Ballots
• Overseeing drawings for ballot positions
• Certifying primary and general election votes to the New Jersey Department of State - Division of Elections

A registered voter in Passaic County may vote at their designated polling location on Election Day or may apply to vote by a mail-in ballot. The polling location is printed on the front of your sample ballot, which will be mailed to your home before the election.

A voter may apply for a mail-in ballot by mail up to seven days prior to the election and may also apply in person until 3:00 p.m. the day before the election.
If applying by mail, the application must be received in our office, not postmarked, seven days before the election.

Passaic County’s election results are available on this website Election Night. Please note, before the voting information is provided to the county, all voting materials are delivered to the appropriate Municipal Clerk’s office to begin the process of tallying the votes. The Clerk’s office will then immediately post the election results to the County Website.

Copies of reports such as Mail in Ballot Lists and Voter Registration Lists are available through the Clerk’s Office for a fee and by requesting ahead of time.
Our office hours are 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. 

Please arrive at the office no later than 4:15 p.m. so that our staff can assist you with any

Voting Lists

 List of Registered Voters  $0.25 per district
 Mail-In Ballot Lists  $0.05 per page

Summary of Passaic County Voters
 Total Number of Registered Voters  287,157                     
 Registered Republicans  50,156
 Registered Democrats  92,825
 Unaffiliated Voters  143,779

Election Law Enforcement www.elect.state.nj.us
NJ State Division of Election www.elections.nj.gov
For more information, please contact our office.

        Phone:   973-881-4127 
        Fax:       973-742-5744

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Contact Us

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Walter J. Davison
Acting County Clerk

Term Expires
December 31, 2018

Passaic County Administration Building
401 Grand St.
Paterson, NJ 07505

Phone: 973-225-3690
Fax: 973-754-1920
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 AM-4:00 PM
Wanaque Satellite Office

Walter J. Davison   
Acting County Clerk

1237 Ringwood Ave.
Wanaque, NJ 07465

Phone: 973-513-9900
Fax: 973-513-9901
Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 AM-4:00 PM

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