Voter Information

General Voting and Budget Information


The election of Millburn Board of Education members takes place during the November general election. As long as the school budget is under the state-mandated 2% cap, there is no longer an April school budget election.

Township residents who are interested in running for the Board of Education must submit their petitions to the Essex County Clerk in Newark by the last Monday in July.

In order to be eligible to vote, residents must be at least 18 years old, be United States citizens, have been living in the state and county for 30 days, and have been registered to vote at least 21 days before the election. 

Get more information about running for the Board of Education from the New Jersey School Boards Association. 

Get nominating petitions from the Essex County Clerk:


 Download a voter registration form at

If you have recently moved to town from another county, you must register to vote at your new address!



In New Jersey, any voter can vote by mail.

As an Essex County resident, you may apply for a mail-in ballot if you are a qualified and registered voter byis seven (7) days prior to any and all elections (Primary, General, Municipal, School, etc.). The voter may also apply in person to the Clerk's office, or by authorized messenger, on any day up to 3:00 P.M. the day before an election.

The County Clerk cannot accept faxed or e-mailed copies of the Vote by Mail Application (unless you are an overseas voter, see below), since an original signature is required.

What you must do

  • You may download a Vote by Mail Application, or pick one up in person at the Clerk's Office or from your local, municipal clerk; AND

  • Send completed application to PO Box 690, Newark, NJ 07101-0690;


  • Present the application in person at the Clerk's Office



Running for the Board of Education

Congratulations! You have taken the first step toward filling a vital role for your community – that of a school board member.

NJSBA’s Candidate Kit provides vital resources (downloadable PDFs), as well as links to important websites for anyone considering running for their local school board.

Where Do I Vote

Polling Places:

Districts 1, 7, 10

Casa Colombo, 189 Main Street, Millburn

Districts 2, 6, 12

Millburn Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, Millburn

Districts 3, 9

Millburn Education Center, 434 Millburn Avenue, Millburn

Districts 4, 13

Gero Park Recreation Building, 33 White Oak Ridge Road, Short Hills

Districts 5, 8, 11, 14, 15, 16

Community Congregational Church, 200 Hartshorn Drive, Short Hills


To find out what district you are in, contact Town Hall, Township Clerk, 973-564-7073

Enter your address to find your Polling Place

Early voting is available at several Essex County locations for the 2021 Election.