Fire Elections

February 18, 2017

Held in the Townships of Dennis, Lower, Middle & Upper

January 7:  Publication of Notice of Fire Election by Fire District Commissioners (at least 6 weeks prior to election).  N.J.S.A. 40A:14-72

January 20:  Nomination Petition Filing Deadline for Fire District Election (29 days before election).  N.J.S.A. 40A:14-71

February 11:  Deadline to apply for a Mail-In Ballot by Mail for Fire District Elections (not less than 7 days prior to election).  N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

February 11:  Publication of Notice of Fire District Election by Fire District Commissioners (at least once not later than 1 week prior to election).  N.J.S.A. 40A:14-74

February 11:  Fire District Election Voter Registry List to be Provided to Fire District Commissioners by County Commissioners of Registration  (at least 7 days prior to election).  N.J.S.A. 40A:14- 74

February 14:  Deadline for Applications to Receive Mail-In Ballot for Fire District Election by Electronic Means for Qualified Overseas Civilian and Military Voters (4th day before election).  N.J.S.A. 19:59-4

February 16:  Voter Registration Deadline for Fire District Election (at least 2 days before election).  N.J.S.A. 40A:14-74

February 17:  Deadline for In-Person Mail-In Ballot Applications for Fire District Elections (up to 3:00 pm on the day before election).  N.J.S.A. 19:63-3

February 18:  Fire District Elections (3rd Saturday in February).  N.J.S.A. 40A:14-72

February 18:  Last Day for Testing of Electronic Scanning Equipment for Tabulation of Paper Ballots for Fire District Election (day of election).  N.J.S.A. 19:53A-8

February 18:  Deadline for Submission of Fire District Election Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election (by 9:00 pm on the day of election).  N.J.S.A. 19:63-16

February 19 – March 5:  Impoundment Period for Voting Machines Used in the Fire District Elections  (15 days following election).  N.J.S.A. 19:52-6

March 6:  Deadline for Recount Applications for Fire District Elections  (within 15 days after election).  N.J.S.A. 19:28-1

March 6:  Deadline for Applications for Recheck of Voting Machines Used in the Fire District Elections  (within 15 days after election).  N.J.S.A. 19:52-6

March 20:  Deadline for Filing of Election Contest Petitions for Fire District Elections  (not later than 30 days after election).  N.J.S.A. 19:29-3