RU Voting

Part of the Eagleton Institute’s Center for Youth Political Participation, RU Voting is a non-partisan effort to register, mobilize and engage Rutgers University students to participate in politics and vote in local, state and national elections.

Looking for voting resources for people in all states? Visit RU Voting National

 

About RU Voting

For nearly 20 years, RU Voting-Rutgers has served as the resource Rutgers University students, administrators, and faculty rely upon for nonpartisan and accurate registration and Election Day information.  The project is dedicated to registering, educating, and mobilizing students to participate in the political process.
Looking for resources for people in all states and territories? Visit RU Voting National.

Election 2021 Updates

Due to the fluid nature of the COVID-19 pandemic, our Center encourages all voters to stay up-to-date on the changes to deadlines, voter registration and Election Day practices concerning vote-by-mail and polling locations.

We encourage all voters to check this page in the coming months for the most up-to-date changes and information for the 2021 New Jersey General Election.

Last updated August 4, 2021

Find Your Polling Location

Not sure where you can cast your vote on Election Day? Find your polling location here.

Become a Poll Worker

New Jersey is actively recruiting poll workers for the 2021 General Election! Supporting the Election Day practices in your county, poll workers will be paid $14.49 for early-voting days and $200 on Election Day, November 2nd. All participants will be paid for the required training.

Eligibility

  • Must be a United States Citizen and a resident of New Jersey
  • At least 16 years old
  • Not running as a candidate in this election

Apply here.

Partner in National & State Voter Registration Challenges

Rutgers University-New Brunswick takes part in several democratic participation and engagement challenges across the United States, including the BigTen Voting Challenge, ALL-IN Campus Democracy Challenge and the New Jersey Ballot Bowl.

Some highlights from these challenges include:

  • November 2018: Rutgers University-New Brunswick was awarded the “Greatest Growth in Student Voter Turnout” in the inaugural BigTen Voting Challenge
  • November 2020: Rutgers University-New Brunswick won Conference I of the voter registration competition for the 2020 New Jersey Ballot Bowl

Political Resources &Public Opinion Polls

Looking for political resources and public opinion polls? Visit RU Voting National