VOTING INFORMATION FOR BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH MEMBERS

by on September 21, 2020

VOTING INFORMATION FOR BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH MEMBERS

VOTING INFORMATION FOR BETHANY BAPTIST CHURCH MEMBERS 

WE ARE ASKING ALL BETHANY MEMBERS  TO PLEASE VOTE  IN THE PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION, TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020.  IT IS IMPERATIVE THAT WE EXERCISE OUR CIVIC DUTY.   

   VOTER REGISTRATION 

  1.  If you are not registered to vote, the last date to register is October 13th. 

There is no same day registration.  

  1. You may register on line at the N.J. Division of Elections.  Follow instructions on the screen. .  You must enter your Driver’s license number on the screen, or a Social Security Number.  You may also contact the Essex County Clerk for a registration form at 973-621-4921, or 4922 
  1. Prudential Center in Newark will host a Registration Drive on September 22,  2020.  The Center will also be the super voting center for people who want to vote on Nov 3rd.  and do not have mail in ballots. Prudential Center will also have drop boxes for mail-in ballots on November 3rd 

MAIL IN BALLOTS 

  1. Because of the COVID Virus mail in ballots are supposed to be mailed out starting September  27th.  As soon as you receive your ballot, please fill it out immediately.  Any member needing information, or assistance in completing the mail-in-ballots, or delivering a ballot to the drop boxes,  please contact the church  office and leave  your name and phone number with Ms. Alice Person,  or Ms.  Brenda Galarza.  You will receive a call from a  volunteer to  assist you. 
  1. The earlier you complete your ballot, the better.  You can mail it,  however the drop boxes are faster because they will be emptied every evening.  The Post Office, if overloaded with ballots,may not be able to deliver before November 3rd. 
  1. Drop boxes  for mail in ballots  will  be secured at various locations (to be announced) with cameras.  The ballots will be picked up every night at 8 p.m. 
  1. You can only vote once.  You cannot submit a mail-in ballot and go to the poll to submit a provisional ballot.  That is illegal.  The Board of Elections will check all ballots. All polling place s will be open from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. for anyone who has not received a mail in ballot. 
  1. Nursing home residents can use the nursing home address, or their home address.  Some residents prefer to receive mail-in ballots  from their home address.  
  1.   Homeless  populations can register at the Hall of Records.  The home address would be the shelter they are residing in. 
  1. Soldiers deployed may request overseas ballots by  Septemer 18th, via email. 
  1. Any voters whose signatures may have changed, (many seniors due to strokes, or  health  issues) please get a form from the Essex County Clerk’s office and fax your signature in. 

 

  1. All votes will start to be tabulated ten days before Election Day. 

POLL WORKER ARE DESPERATELY NEEDED.  YOU WILL BE PAID FOR YOUR SERVICES.   FOR HIRING AND TRAINING BY THE BOARD OF ELECTIONS.,  PLEASE CALL 973-621-5072. 

              THE ELECTION COMMITTEE