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New Jersey Voter Registration Deadline Arrives



    Tuesday marks the last for New Jersey residents to register to vote for the upcoming presidential election. (Published Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016)

    What to Know

    • The last day to register to vote in New Jersey is Tuesday, October 18

    • The registration deadline is 21 days before Election Day

    • Residents will vote for president, House seats and a number of ballot issues, including casino expansion

    The deadline to register to vote in this year's presidential election in New Jersey has arrived.

    After Tuesday, voters will not be able to register to cast a ballot in the Nov. 8 contest that pits Democrat Hillary Clinton against Republican Donald Trump.

    Click here to register to vote

    Residents will also be casting votes for House seats and deciding ballot questions on casino expansion and requiring gas tax revenues be spent only on transportation.

    New Jersey leans Democratic in presidential years and is not considered a battleground state, but Republican Gov. Chris Christie is a top surrogate for Trump. Highlights From the 2016 Campaign TrailHighlights From the 2016 Campaign Trail

    Trump says the election could be rigged and encourages supporters to watch for fraud. Christie in August said the public trusts the system.

    The registration deadline is set by law at 21 days before Election Day.