The Bergen County Board of Elections works in conjunction with the Superintendent of Elections and the County Clerk's Election Division. Together these offices conduct all elections within Bergen County.
The Board of Elections has jurisdiction over the following aspects of elections.
Recruiting, training, supervising, and appointing a sufficient number of poll works to staff all 553 polling districts in Bergen County.
Receiving, canvassing, and counting paper ballots such as absentee ballots and provisional ballots.
Certifying and inspecting polling places for accessibility and compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act.
Issuing of challenger permits and badges to eligible voters.
Redistricting of towns, election districts and subdivisions, when appropriate, and filing maps and the legal boundary descriptions of the election districts with the Attorney General's Office.
Recounting election results (done by court order only).