On June 7, 2005, New Jersey will hold a
primary election for the offices of Governor, State Senate,
and all of the State Assembly. For a list of candidates
and offices for your jurisdiction for this election, please
go to the New Jersey Elections web site at http://www.state.nj.us/lps/elections/2005_election_nomination_petitions.html.
The general election will be on Tuesday, November 8, 2005.
To vote in this primary election, you must
indicate your party preference (Democratic or Republican)
in Item 6 of the Federal Post Card Application (FPCA). The
deadline to submit an absentee ballot request application
for Uniformed Services members and registered overseas voters
is June 3, 2005. Voted ballots must be received by your
Local Election Official no later than 8 p.m. EDT on Election
New Jersey allows the FPCA for registration
and absentee ballot request to be faxed. Voters may use
the following numbers to transmit their applications: (703)
693-5527, DSN 223-5527 (military), 1-800-368-8683, or the
toll-free overseas fax numbers listed at http://www.fvap.gov/services/faxing.html.
Transmittal of the blank ballot or the return voted ballot
by fax is allowed. Your voted ballot must be faxed to New
Jersey no later than 8 p.m. EDT on Election Day. A voter
who faxes his or her voted ballot, must also air mail the
original ballot materials to the county board of election.
New Jersey citizens can contact their Voting
Assistance Officer (VAO) in their unit or at embassies and
consulates to obtain the FPCA and to receive guidance on
voting procedures. These procedures are also outlined in
the 2004-05 Voting Assistance Guide, which can be accessed
online at www.fvap.gov.
The FPCA is also available online at the Federal Voting
Assistance Program (FVAP) web site (www.fvap.gov).
For additional assistance, the FVAP can
be contacted using the toll-free international telephone
numbers listed on the FVAP website, www.fvap.gov
http://www.fvap.gov. In the U.S. or Canada, call 1-800-438-VOTE
(8683) or (703) 588-1343 or use DSN (military) 425-1343
to access the Voting Information Center.
Questions regarding the above may also be
referred to the Director, Federal Voting Assistance Program,
Department of Defense, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington,
D.C. 20301-1155, firstname.lastname@example.org
and on the World Wide Web at http://www.fvap.gov.