Terms of Office

Federal - Primary & General
President 4 years
United States Senator 6 years
House of Representatives 2 years
State - Primary & General
Governor 4 years
State Senate 4 years (except after census – 2 years)
General Assembly 2 years
County - Primary & General
County Clerk 5 years
Surrogate 5 years
Sheriff 3 years
Freeholder 3 years
Borough of Avalon - May Municipal
Mayor 4 years
Council-at-Large 4 years
City of Cape May - November Municipal
Mayor 4 years
Council-at-Large 4 years
Borough of Cape May Point - November Municipal
Commissioner 4 years
Mayor is elected by the commission for a 4 year term
Township of Dennis - Primary & General
Committee 3 years
Mayor is elected by the committee each year for a 1 year term
Township of Lower - Primary & General
Mayor 4 years
Council-at-Large 4 years
Ward Council 4 years
Township of Middle - Primary & General
Committee 3 years
Mayor is elected by the committee each year for a 1 year term
City of North Wildwood - Primary & General
Mayor 4 years
Council-at-Large 2 years
Ward Council 3 years
City of Ocean City - May Municipal
Mayor 4 years
Council-at-Large 4 years
Ward Council 4 years
City of Sea Isle City - May Municipal
Mayor 4 years
Council 4 years
Borough of Stone Harbor - Primary & General
Mayor 4 years
Council 3 years
Township of Upper - Primary & General
Committee 3 years
Mayor is elected by the committee each year for a 1 year term
Borough of West Cape May - November Municipal
Commissioner 4 years
Mayor is elected by the commission for a 4 year term
Borough of West Wildwood - November Municipal
Commissioner 4 years
Mayor is elected by the commission for a 4 year term
City of Wildwood - November Municipal
Commissioner 4 years
Mayor is elected by the commission for a 4 year term
Borough of Wildwood Crest - November Municipal
Commissioner 4 years
Mayor is elected by the commission for a 4 year term
Borough of Woodbine - Primary & General
Mayor 4 years
Council 3 years