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State and Federal Offices

Please visit the NJ Division of Elections for requirements and downloadable petitions.

County Offices

Candidates must obtain a minimum of 100 signatures (NJSA 19:23-8). 

Effective immediately as a measure to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, nominating petitions can be emailed to countyclerk@co.somerset.nj.us or faxed to 908-575-3930.

If you don’t have the means to email or fax your nominating petitions, in person appointments to drop off your petitions can be scheduled by calling 908-231-7013.

Municipal Offices

The minimum number of signatures varies by Municipality and Party (NJSA 19:23-8). Please view detailed list here.

County Committee

The minimum number of signatures varies by Election District and Party (NJSA 19:23-8). Only Republican County Committee is on the ballot in 2020. Please view detailed list here.


Board of Education

Candidates must obtain a minimum of 10 signatures (NJSA 19:60-7).


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