Borough Clerk: Gabrielle Evangelista
Deputy Clerk: Robin Ghebreal
The next election is the Primary Election on June 4, 2019.
Am I eligible to vote? You are eligible if:
- You are a citizen of the United States
- You are a Morris County resident 30 days before the election
- You are a resident of the election district in which you expect to vote on Election Day
- You will be 18 years of age on or before the next electionYou are not incarcerated, on parole, or on probation due to a conviction for an indictable offense under any federal or state laws.
- Note: you can register at 17, but can’t vote until you turn 18.
You may register by mailing a registration form to the Morris County Commissioner of Registration. Residents moving into the Borough of Wharton from another municipality in Morris County may simply complete a change of address form. If you moved from another county or state, you must re-register. Forms may be obtained at the Clerk's Office in Borough Hall or at the Morris County Elections website.
When is the voter registration deadline?
You must register to vote 21 days before any election. In 2019, you must register by May 14 for the Primary election.
Vote By Mail
For information on voting by mail please click here
There are five voting districts in Wharton that vote at three different locations. Districts 1 and 3 vote at the American Legion. District 2 votes at Town Hall, Districts 4 and 5 vote at the Fire Department. Where you vote is based on your home address. Your voting district will be listed on your Voter Registration Card and the sample ballot that you will receive from the County before each election. If you are unsure of your polling place please check your calendar or call the Borough Clerk’s Office.
Morris County Voter's Guide
To view the Morris County Voter's Guide please click here.
The Clerk's Office is responsible for all licenses that are issued in town. All licenses (except for Liquor, Bingo and Raffle, and Hunting) expire December 31 of each year. Renewal forms are sent to current license holders in October of each year.
Types of Licenses:
- Food and Drink
- Games of Amusement
- Tattoo Parlor
- Swimming Pool
- Pool Tables
- Vending Machine
- Intra Municipal Taxi License
- Hunting License- Issued September 1st each year
This may not be a complete listing of all licenses necessary. Please call the Clerk's Office with any questions about other licenses.
Bingo and Raffle Licenses are regulated by the State of New Jersey. Only registered non-profit organizations may apply for a Bingo or Raffle License. Please apply for all Bingo and Raffle licenses at least 25 days before the event is scheduled to take place. For more information about Bingo and Raffle licenses and application forms visit the state's website.
Wharton has fourteen Liquor Licenses which expire June 30 of each year. Renewals are sent in April of each year. No new liquor licenses can be created, they can only be transferred. Liquor Licensing is regulated by the State of New Jersey. For more information visit the state's website.