Everything You Need to Know About Election Day
When are the polls open? Where should you vote? What does the ballot look like? We have all of the info West Deptford needs.
After long months—years, really—of campaigning and electioneering, today’s the day: Election Day.
We have all of the information you need to get to the polls and cast your ballot today.
Polls are open: 6 a.m.-8 p.m., statewide
Where do I vote?: Here are West Deptford’s polling locations, including a link to look up your polling place by address.
Can I vote?: Not sure you registered to vote in time? Check here.
Mail-in ballots: The clerk must receive mail-in ballots before polls close at 8 p.m. You can drop off your ballot at 550 Grove Rd., West Deptford, NJ 08066.**
What if I have a problem voting?: First, talk to a poll worker. If it’s not resolved or your problem is with the poll worker, call the Gloucester County Board of Elections at 856-384-4500. Do not leave a polling location before your issue is resolved. For more information, see the state’s voter information frequently asked questions. Still need help? Contact the nonpartisan election helpline for problems or to report issues: 1-866-OUR-VOTE.
West Deptford voters will pick candidates from township committee up to the president, and, for the first time in November, school board members. Click the PDF, above right, for a sample ballot. Here’s who is running:
Township Committee (pick one)
West Deptford School Board (pick three)
Peter Guzzetti, Tom Lee and David Kline
Barak Obama/Joe Biden (Democratic) and Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan (Republican)
Third-party candidates are: Jill Stein/Cheri Honkala (Green Party), Gary Johnson/James Gray (Libertarian Party), Peta Lindsay/Yari Osorio (Socialism and Liberation), Ross “Rocky” Anderson/Luis Rodriguez (NJ Justice Party), James Harris/Maura DeLuca (Socialist Workers Party), Merlin Miller/Harry Bertram (America Third Position), Virgil Goode/Jim Clymer (Constitution Party) and Jeff Boss/Bob Pasternak (NSA Did 911)
Joe Kyrillos (Republican) and Robert Menendez (Democratic)
Third-party candidates are: Ken Wolski (Green Party), Kenneth Kaplan (Libertarian Party), Gwen Diakos (Jersey Strong Independents), J. David Dranikoff (Totally Independent Candidate), Inder “Andy” Soni (America First), Robert “Turk” Turkavage (Responsibility Fairness Integrity), Daryl Mikell Brooks (Reform Nation), Eugene Martin LaVergne, and Gregory Pason (Socialist Party USA)
House of Representatives
Greg Horton (Republican), Robert Andrews (Democratic), John William Reitter (Green Party) and Margaret Chapman (Reform Party)
Gloucester County Sheriff
Philip Dieser III (Republican) and Carmel Morina (Democratic)
Gloucester County Clerk
Jeffrey Morris (Republican) and James Hogan (Democratic)
Gloucester County Surrogate
Richard Hickey III (Republican) and Helene Reed (Democratic)
Gloucester County Freeholder (pick two)
Margie Love (Republican), Tom Thistle (Republican), Robert Damminger (Democratic) and Joe Chila (Democratic)
Voters will be asked to vote on two public questions: a higher education referendum bond and whether judges should contribute more to their pensions. Get more information at NJ Voters to Decide Two Public Questions Tuesday.
Results and More
West Deptford Patch will bring you results as soon as we have them, especially for the in-town races. Join us for a live West Deptford election night chat, starting at 7 p.m., where you can discuss politics, candidates, and winners and losers with your neighbors and West Deptford Patch staff.
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For all of West Deptford Patch’s Election 2012 coverage, visit our special topic page.
** Correction: A previous version of this article listed the incorrect address to drop off mail-in ballots. The Grove Road address is the corrected version.