The Bloomfield Public Library has received $5,000 in grant money from the NJ Council for the Humanities. The money will be used to fund events that will encourage Bloomfield residents to vote, learn information about local elections and learn why it is important to be involved in local government. Read the rest of the press release about our grant here.

Voting Information

Want to register to vote? You can register online here, or fill out this application and print it to mail in, or visit the library for an application.

Not sure if you're registered to vote? Check here.

Not sure if you're eligible to vote? Check here.

Here is the page for the NJ Division of Elections Voter Rights and Accessibility Information. Click here.

Here is some information on voting rights in New Jersey. Click here.

Sign up to track your ballot online. 

Local Information

Events

Tuesday, September 22

7:00 pm

Who Really Elects the President? The Workings of the Electoral College

Frank Argote-Freyre, an Associate Professor at Kean University and 2012 elector for President Barack Obama will explain the Electoral College process.

Click here for the Zoom link.

Here are some documents about the Electoral College from the presenter: one two three four

Wednesday, September 30 7:00 pm

Everything You Need to Know About Voting in 2020

Essex County Freeholder Carlos Pomares and Essex County Clerk Christopher Durkin will discuss vote-by-mail and answer all the questions that residents have about how voting is different in 2020. Click here for the Zoom link.

Wednesday, October 14

7:00 pm

What's All This About "Fake News"?

Jason Luther, an Assistant Professor at Rowan University at Rowan University will explain why “fake news” spreads so easily, how to identify truth from fact, and how we can overcome it. Check back here for the Zoom link. 

Important Dates

National Voter Registration Day

Tuesday, September 22

First Presidential Debate

Tuesday, September 29 • 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Vice Presidential Debate

Wednesday, October 7 • 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Last Day to Register to Vote in NJ

Tuesday, October 13

Second Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 15 • 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Third and Final Presidential Debate

Thursday, October 22 • 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Election Day

Tuesday, November 3

Have a question about voting or the upcoming election? Let us know here!

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