Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

Registered Morris County voters who will not be able to get to the polls for the Nov. 6 general election may vote in person at the office of the Morris County Clerk.

Joan Bramhall, Morris County clerk, said in-person voting is now being conducted in the County Clerk’s Office Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. through Thursday, Nov. 1.

Bramhall said her office will also have extended voting hours from 8:30 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2; from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 3; and from 8:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 5.

In-person voting is permitted under New Jersey statutes, and a registered voter does not have to give a reason for his or her in-person vote, according to Bramhall.

The County Clerk’s Office is also accepting applications for voting by mail until Tuesday, Oct. 30.

The Morris County Clerk’s Office is on the first floor of the Administration and Records Building on Court Street in Morristown.

Additional information about voting may be obtained by calling the election department of the County Clerk’s Office at 973-285-6066.