With California, New Jersey and five other states holding primaries today, this may be the biggest voting day of the 2022 primary season so far in terms of the sheer number of people heading to the polls.
If you’re among those voters, you might be making selections in a wide range of races for statewide office, as well as many local contests.
Not sure if you can vote? Can’t find your ballot? Have your ballot but don’t know where to put it? Relax. Here is a handy, last-minute guide to help get you through your Election Day.
How to vote
Voters in New Jersey who applied for a vote-by-mail ballot (which used to be called absentee ballots) should have received it by now. You can track the status on this website.
Not sure if you’re registered to vote? You can look that up on this website, using your full name and date of birth. The deadline to register to vote for Tuesday’s primary was May 17.
Where to vote
Use this website to find polling locations near you. Polls close at 8 p.m. local time.
You can drop off ballots at a Secure Ballot Drop Box, or at the county Board of Elections, but make sure to deliver them by 8 p.m. local time on Election Day. If you are mailing your ballot, it must be postmarked by the same time.
What’s on the ballot
Many of the state’s 12 members of Congress are facing primary challenges. Depending on where you live, there may be local races on the ballot, too. Enter your address on this website to see what is on your ballot.