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Civic Information


Ridgewood Board of Education and Village Council Elections have been postponed until May 12th, 2020 and will be vote by mail only.

More information can be found here.

  • Every ten years, as per the Constitution, a Nationwide Census is conducted to help:

    • Allocate Federal Funds​

    • Determine Electoral College

    • Re-draw Voting Districts

  • Questions about who should fill out the form? The census bureau has the details.

Voting 2020

Are you registered to vote? Check here!

2020 Ridgewood Board of Education & Village Council Election

Below are two guides to the candidates, provided by the League of Women Voters.



Q: Who can vote by mail?

A: Anyone who is already a registered voter in New Jersey. Fill out the above application, add a stamp and mail it through the US Post Office. Deadline: Your application must be received by the County Clerk at least seven days prior to the election to receive your mail in ballot.

Q: Can I email my application in?

A: No. You must mail in your applications; emails and faxes are not allowed. ​​There is no online form at this time.

Q: Can I vote at my polling station if I've registered to Vote By Mail?

A: Yes, but not by using the voting machine. If you have lost or not received your Vote-By-Mail ballot form, your poll worker can give you a paper Provisional Ballot (which is just like a Vote-By-Mail ballot) at your polling place and submit it to the poll worker. 

Municipal Election: Important Dates

Tues, May 5: Deadline for County Clerk to receive Mailed-In Vote by Mail Ballot Application through US Mail. (Max 7 days before election)

Mon, May 11: Deadline for County Clerk to receive in-person delivery of Vote by Mail Application is 3pm. (3p.m. day before election)

Tues, May 12: Election Day, Ridgewood Municipal and Schools

May 12: Vote By Mail. Deadline to get ballots postmarked at a Post Office

May 12: Vote By Mail. 8pm Deadline to deliver ballot in person to County Boards of Election

May 14: Vote by Mail. Deadline for Timely Receipt of Postmarked Mail-In Ballots to County Boards of Election (max 48 hours after closing election polls)

Library Hours

When we reopen:

Monday - Thursday




9am - 9pm

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9am - 5pm

1pm - 5pm

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