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Fort Lee Polling Locations To Stay the Same

Officials may have to use generators to power a few of the borough’s polling locations for the election on Tuesday, Nov. 6, but as of Friday, they say people can vote where they normally vote.

Updated Monday based on Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich's public notice of Nov. 4.

It may be the last thing on most people’s minds in the aftermath of Sandy, with gas still a challenge to get and thousands of residents still without power, but Fort Lee officials said that there will be no changes in polling locations for the election on Tuesday.

“All residents can vote at their normal location,” said Borough Clerk Neil Grant, adding that officials will be using generators to power three locations.

The Bergen County Board of Elections on Sunday evening released a revised town-by-town list of polling station adjustments, but there were no changes in Fort Lee.

“I don’t think we’re going to have any problems,” said Fort Lee Mayor Mark Sokolich Friday. “At this time, there are no changes in polling places.”

Those polling locations, which can also be found here, under “Where to Vote in Fort Lee” on the Borough Clerk, Elections and Voting section of the Borough of Fort Lee’s website, are as follows:

District Location 1 Firehouse #4, 4 Brinkerhoff Avenue 2 Firehouse #4, 4 Brinkerhoff Avenue 3 Horizon Towers South, 5 Horizon Road 4 Horizon Towers South, 5 Horizon Road 5 Fort Lee Community Center, 1355 Inwood Terrace (Multipurpose Room) 6 Fort Lee Community Center, 1355 Inwood Terrace (Multipurpose Room) 7 Recreation Center, Stillwell Avenue 8 Senior Citizens’ Activities Center, 319 Main Street 9 School #1, 250 Hoym Street 10 Judge Moore House, 1589 Parker Avenue (Palisade Ave. entrance) 11 School #2, 2047 Jones Road 12 School #3, 2405 2nd Street/Myrtle Avenue 13 Fort Lee Youth Center, 2265 Lemoine Avenue 14 Fort Lee Youth Center, 2265 Lemoine Avenue 15 Fire Co. #2, 2481 Lemoine Avenue 16 School #3, 2405 2nd Street/Myrtle Avenue 17 Horizon Towers South, 5 Horizon Road 18 Fort Lee Youth Center, 2265 Lemoine Avenue 19 Ambulance Corps, Corner of Main Street & Anderson Avenue

In addition, Grant provided the following “Important Election Information” Friday:

All Bergen County Election offices located at One Bergen County will be open for extended hours at the direction of the Lt. Governor, Kim Guadagno.

Anyone wishing to vote by Mail-in Ballot (formerly known as Absentee Ballot) may go directly to the Bergen County Clerk at One Bergen County Plaza, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601 (Office is across the street from Costco and next to the Bergen County Courthouse)

The extended hours for the Supt of Election, the Board of Elections and the Bergen County Clerk are 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. on:

Friday-November 2

Saturday-November 3  

Sunday-November 4

Monday-November 5

In addition all nineteen (19) Fort Lee polling districts will be operational on Election Day. Voters can vote at their normal polling location. If there is no power in certain sections of town on Tuesday, November 6th Election Day, generators will be installed so there should be no disruption in voting.

If you have any questions please call the Borough Clerk’s Office at 201-592-3500 ext 1505.

Patch will provide updates if anything changes.

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