Election Day 2021 in the NJ: what’s open, what’s closed on Tuesday? Is it a public holiday? Banks, mail delivery, UPS, stock exchanges, MVC


Election Day 2021 in New Jersey is Tuesday, November 2, with polling stations opening at 6 a.m. and closing at 8 p.m.

People will go to the polls to vote for the next New Jersey governor, as well as the 120 seats in the New Jersey State Legislature and local elections.

There are also two statewide voting initiatives, both related to gambling. One question relates to the extension of sports betting to college games and the other to the possibility for organizations to use the game. raffle money to raise funds for themselves.

Here’s what’s open and closed on Election Day 2021 (11/2/2021), which is a holiday in New Jersey but not a federal holiday.

Is Election Day a Federal Holiday?

Election Day is not one of the 12 federal holidays for 2021. The next federal holiday is Veterans Day, which is celebrated on Thursday, November 11.

Is Election Day a statutory holiday in New Jersey?

Election Day is one of New Jersey’s 14 public holidays for 2021. Three of these holidays occur in November, with Veterans Day on November 11 and Thanksgiving Day near the end of the month.

Is there a courier delivery? Is the mail sent on election day 2021?

Yes, the mail will be delivered on polling day.

Is the post office open on election day 2021?

Yes, the post offices will be open on polling day 2021 as it is not a federal holiday. FedEx and UPS will also continue to make deliveries.

Are banks open on election day 2021?

Most banks are expected to be open on election day, including:

Are there any gifts or offers on Election Day 2021?

We scoured the internet and couldn’t find any real Election Day freebies (other than stickers, of course), but you can take advantage of these top eight Black Friday sales:

  • Amazon: The online retail giant has officially launched its first Black Friday deals with discounts on big-ticket items across categories, including electronics, toys, housewares, beauty and clothing.
  • Walmart: The big box retailer leaked its ever-popular Black Friday ad online, and big deals are already available ahead of the holiday shopping event.
  • Samsung: The tech giant’s latest smart TV models are now up to $ 3,500 off to kick off the holiday shopping season, including the 34% Neo QLED 8K Smart TV.
  • Coach: The famous handbag designer is having an ongoing ‘Cadez Early, Save Big’ sale where you can get items up to 70% off.
  • On the table : The cookware and kitchen utensil retailer is gearing up for Black Friday with its “kitchenware event”. Items can be found up to 55% off.
  • Macy’s: The department is holding a flash sale of shoes and handbags until Tuesday.
  • Journey : The online furniture giant has launched “The Big Holiday Sale” with items up to 70% off.
  • Mirror: Lululemon’s fitness device now gets a $ 750 discount for Black Friday, and also benefits from free shipping and installation. You can also purchase the ongoing sale from the “We Did Too Much” retailer here.

Are school districts in NJ closed on election day 2021?

Although it is a statutory holiday in New Jersey, the decision to close schools is entirely up to local districts on Election Day, so check your district’s school calendar.

A growing number of New Jersey school districts have decided to close schools on election day so that school buildings can be used as polling stations without security concerns related to the presence of students. Other districts have decided to move polling stations to non-school locations for the same concerns.

Are stock markets open on election day 2021?

The stock markets will remain open on election day. The Nasdaq stock and bond markets will also be open.

Are New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) locations open on election day 2021? Are state offices and courts open?

All offices of the Motor Vehicle Commission will be closed. In addition, all offices and courts in the State of New Jersey are closed.

Do NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operate on a regular schedule?

NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA will operate on normal schedules. For NJ Transit, passengers should use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to check arrival and departure times.

Where is my polling station?

Polling stations are assigned based on your address. The State Department provides a polling station finder for New Jersey addresses.

Registered voters should have received a sample ballot paper in the mail indicating the place of voting.

Where can I get the election day results for New Jersey?

There will be results and full coverage for all key races after the polls on NJ.com close.

When is the next federal holiday?

The next federal holiday is Veterans Day on Thursday, November 11. Two other federal holidays are Thanksgiving Day on November 25 and Christmas Day on December 25.

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