Election Officials

Information about the different election officials such as who they are and what they do can be found in the sections below.

Superintendent of Elections

  • Debra M. Francica
  • Jamie H. Sheehan-Willis

Elections in Bergen County come under the supervision of three divisions. The following represents
the responsibilities of the Superintendent of Elections Office, the office to the county Clerk and
the Board of Elections:


  • Change of residence
  • Conduct mock elections
  • Enforce elections laws as per NJSA Tile 19
  • Investigate all voting discrepancies
  • Issue voter acknowledgement cards
  • Maintain custody of poll books
  • Maintain custody of voting machines
  • Voter registration

Board of Elections

  • Richard L. Miller (R)
    Chairman/ Commissioner
  • Denise Ross (D)
  • Margaret E. Frontera (R)
  • John L. Schettino, Esq. (D)
  • Angela M. Malagiere (R)
  • Tomas J. Padilla (D)


  • Appointing and training poll workers
  • Certification of polling places
  • Inspection of polling places
  • Issue challenger permits and badges
  • Process/tally absentee ballots
  • Election recounts
  • Redistricting election districts
  • Compliance with the American Disabilities Act

County Clerk's Election Division

  • John S. Hogan 
    County Clerk
  • Steve S. Chong
    Deputy Clerk


  • Certification of school board, primary, and general elections
  • Filing of candidates
  • Mail-in ballots
  • Printing of election ballot materials
  • Return of tally sheets and electronic cartridges
  • Tally voting machines 

Contact Us

Board of Elections – Room 310

Phone: 201-336-6225

Email: elections@co.bergen.nj.us

County Clerk’s Elections Division - Room 130

Phone: 201-336-7020

Email: electionsclerk@co.bergen.nj.us

New Jersey Division of Elections

Phone: 1-877-NJ-VOTER (1-877-658-6837), 609-292-3760, 609-789-0124

Email: feedback@sos.nj.gov

 Bergen County Superintendent of Elections

One Bergen County Plaza  • 3rd Floor, Rm 380 • Hackensack, NJ 07601-7076

Phone: 201-336-6109 • Fax: 201-336-6134