The Ocean County Clerk and the Board of Elections is offering additional voting opportunities and assistance for those voters who cannot cast their ballot at the polls on Primary Election Day, June 8.

Wed Jun 02 2021 04:00:00 GMT+0000 (Coordinated Universal Time)

From 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, June 5, staff from the County Clerk's Office and the Board of Elections will assist primary election voters by giving them the opportunity to apply for a Vote by Mail ballot, vote and return it to the Board of Election staff that day. All this takes place at the Board of Elections Office located in the basement of 129 Hooper Ave., Toms River. Free parking is available in the Ocean County Parking Garage adjacent to the Board of Elections office.

Ocean County Clerk Scott M. Colabella said that June 1 was the last day his office could receive through the U.S. mail a Vote by Mail application. "After that date voters must apply for a Vote by Mail ballot in person. They have until 3 p.m., Monday, June 7 to do so," he said. Voters also have the opportunity to apply in person and obtain a Vote by Mail Ballot in the Toms River office of the County Clerk at 118 Washington St., or at the Southern Service Center, 179 South Main St., Manahawkin, until Monday, June 7. The office hours at both sites are 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Colabella added that a copy of the official sample ballot and polling location addresses for all 33 municipalities are also available at www.oceancountyclerk.com, the County Clerk's web site or voters can visit www.facebook.com/oceancountyclerk the County Clerk's Facebook page.