TRENTON, NJ – The State of New Jersey has certified the July 2020 primary election and has confirmed that 40,845 mail-in ballots were rejected and tossed, and tens of thousands of ballots remain uncounted. The state said by statute the numbers had to be certified despite several counties notifying the department that they were still counting ballots, one month after the election.
In total 1.5 million mail-in ballots were counted including 1,009,349 for Democrats and 457,017 for Republicans.
There have been multiple reports of county clerks not receiving mail-in ballots from the post office. If you want to make sure your vote was received and counted, you can call your local election board and ask. Click here for a list of county election boards.
According to the state election division, 53,000 New Jersey Republicans did not vote for President Donald J. Trump. Democrat-controlled counties in New Jersey saw the highest rate of ballot rejections, including Bergen County, Hudson County and Camden County.
Call your election board today and let us know in the comments below if your vote was counted.