2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 19 - ELECTIONS
Section 19:31-3 - Registration forms, original and duplicate; contents


NJ Rev Stat § 19:31-3 (2013) What's This?

19:31-3. Registration forms, original and duplicate; contents
19:31-3. a. The commissioner of registration in each county shall maintain one original and one duplicate registration form for the registration of each duly registered voter in the county. Such forms shall consist of an equal number of original forms of one color and duplicate forms of another color. Each set of original and duplicate registration forms shall be serially numbered and each of such forms shall be suitable for locking in a looseleaf binder, shall be approximately 10 inches by 16 inches so as to contain on the face thereof a margin of approximately 2 inches for binding, and shall contain the information hereinafter required.

b. Space shall be provided on both the original and duplicate forms at the top for the word "original" on the original forms and the word "duplicate" on the duplicate forms, to be followed immediately below by the word "registration" on both forms.

Immediately to the left of the registration and identification statement shall be printed a column approximately 2 1/2 inches wide for subsequent changes in address or removals of such applicant from one district to another.

Immediately to the right of the registration and identification statement shall be printed a form for recording the fact that the registered voters have voted. The face of the record of voting form shall be ruled to provide for serial number, the words "original voting record" on the original record of voting form and the words "duplicate voting record" on the duplicate record of voting forms, followed by the name, address and the municipality, ward and district of the registrant at the top of the space. The remainder of the space shall be ruled to provide a record for a period of 20 years of the number of the ballot cast by the registrant at the primary election for the general election, the general election and other elections and also the first three letters of the name of the political party whose ballot such registrant cast at the primary election for the general election.

c. The original and duplicate registration and voting forms shall be in the form the Secretary of State prescribes pursuant to section 16 of P.L.1974, c.30 (C.19:31-6.4).

Amended 1941,c.174,s.1; 1959,c.127,s.2; 1964,c.7,s.3; 1972,c.82,s.1; 1974,c.30,s.5; 1994,c.182,s.3.


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