On Friday, February 19, Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 223, which outlines the procedures for counties and municipalities on the 2021 April school and fire district elections. Counties and municipalities are mandated to adhere to following requirements:
County and Municipal Election Requirements
- Elections held on April 20, 2021 shall be conducted as required by law and all applicable Executive Orders, except as otherwise provided in this Order.
- In any municipality in which a school election and special municipal election will occur simultaneously on April 20, 2021, the rules, and provisions applicable to the municipal election governing hours and polling places shall control and apply to the school election.
- In any county in which a school election and fire district election will occur simultaneously on April 20, 2021 for a school district and fire district with overlapping boundaries: