under Title 19:6-22, the Middlesex County Board of Elections is charged with providing
the voters of Middlesex County with the necessary resources, to properly cast
their vote for the candidate of their choice, in a safe secure environment,
while observing their right of confidentiality, and protecting their right of
suffrage, through control and supervision of its assigned resources.
to the regulatory and enforcement responsibilities the board is charged with
the preservation of citizen confidence in the democratic process and
enhancement in voter participation in elections. We are committed to providing
accessible information to individuals with disabilities, including voters,
members of the public, candidates, and media.
Who We Are?
County Board of Elections is an autonomous body of County Government, headed up
by four Commissioners appointed by the Governor, two democrats and two
republicans, upon recommendation from the respective County, and State
Chairmen, one each to alternating two-year terms of office. At their annual
reorganization meeting, they elect a President, and a Secretary &
Commissioner of Registration, to hold said office for the ensuing year. They
serve at the pleasure of the Governor. They are charged with poll worker
responsibility, training, and assignment to the polls in all twenty-five towns,
which comprise the County of Middlesex. They can exercise full power and
authority to direct the Local, County, and/or State Police on duty, to
maintain, or restore order, during an election. The election results are
certified by the Commissioners, after each election.
Attorney General's Office is Legal Counsel for the Board of Elections, to act
on its behalf on anything from legal opinions, to representation in Court.
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