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07/21/2021
COUNTY CLERK HANLON PENS LETTER TO U.S. SECRETARY OF STATE ANTONY BLINKEN URGING IMMEDIATE ACTION TO ADDRESS THE MASSIVE AND UNPRECEDENTED PASSPORT PROCESSING DELAYS

View Clerk Hanlon’s letter to U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blicken by clicking here. FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is urging U.S. Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken and the U.S. State Department to make the easing of passport renewal and issuance delays a top priority. Federal passport delays have […]

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07/06/2021
COUNTY CLERK HANLON ADVISES RESIDENTS TO APPLY FOR PASSPORTS WELL IN ADVANCE DUE TO EXTENDED PASSPORT PROCESSING DELAYS

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is advising residents to apply for passports well in advance of any planned travel since the U.S. Department of State is experiencing unprecedented passport processing delays. According to the most recent update on July 2, the current Federal Passport Agency service times are as follows: Routine […]

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featured image for: <center>COUNTY CLERK, SHERIFF AND SURROGATE HONOR THE 2021 ‘MY COUNTY’ POSTER CONTEST WINNERS<center>
06/25/2021
COUNTY CLERK, SHERIFF AND SURROGATE HONOR THE 2021 ‘MY COUNTY’ POSTER CONTEST WINNERS

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County’s Constitutional Officers, County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters, and Sheriff Shaun Golden honored the First, Second, and Third Place Winners of the Annual ‘My County’ Poster Contest at the Monmouth County Board of County Commissioners Meeting on June 24. All fourth grade students in Monmouth County were […]

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featured image for: <center>COUNTY CLERK HANLON SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR 2021 CLAYTON AND FRENCH AWARDS<center>
06/11/2021
COUNTY CLERK HANLON SEEKS NOMINATIONS FOR 2021 CLAYTON AND FRENCH AWARDS

Awards recognize those dedicated to preserving Monmouth County’s history MANALAPAN, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is seeking nominations for the Monmouth County Jane G. Clayton Award and for the M. Claire French Award for Leadership in Historic Preservation. Nominations of individuals or organizations that have gone above and beyond to preserve the […]

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06/09/2021
2021 ‘MY COUNTY’ POSTER CONTEST WINNERS ANNOUNCED

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County’s Constitutional Officers, County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon, Sheriff Shaun Golden and Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters are pleased to announce the winners of the annual ‘My County’ poster contest. Fourth grade students in Monmouth County were invited to create posters depicting unique aspects of Monmouth County and how they relate to […]

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featured image for: <center>COUNTY CLERK HANLON ADVISES OF FEDERAL REAL ID ACT EXTENSION TO 2023<center>
05/27/2021
COUNTY CLERK HANLON ADVISES OF FEDERAL REAL ID ACT EXTENSION TO 2023

A U.S. Passport is a REAL ID Compliant Form of Identification FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is advising residents that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security has again extended the enforcement deadline of the Federal REAL ID Act by 19 months, from October 1, 2021 to May 3, 2023 due to […]

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featured image for: <center>County Clerk Hanlon Announces that  Monmouth County’s Ballot Tracking System (BallotTrax) is Available to Mail-In Voters Again this Year! <br><br> Software provides clarity and transparency with regard to the mail-in ballot voting process</center>
05/17/2021
County Clerk Hanlon Announces that Monmouth County’s Ballot Tracking System (BallotTrax) is Available to Mail-In Voters Again this Year!

Software provides clarity and transparency with regard to the mail-in ballot voting process

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is reminding Monmouth County voters who vote by mail that they can sign up for the County’s ballot tracking notification system. Clerk Hanlon launched the supplemental system last fall, in partnership with the Monmouth County Board of Elections, to help voters know when their mail-in ballots […]

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04/29/2021
VOTE BY MAIL BALLOTS FOR THE PRIMARY ELECTION ARE AVAILABLE

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is reminding residents that voting by mail is an available option for all registered voters in Monmouth County and that the mail-in ballots for the 2021 Primary Election are now available. “Voting by mail provides a simple and convenient way to vote early,” said Clerk Hanlon. […]

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04/08/2021
PRIMARY BALLOT DRAWING TO BE CONDUCTED FRIDAY, APRIL 16 VIA FACEBOOK AND YOUTUBE LIVESTREAMS

FREEHOLD, NJ – Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and social distancing guidelines, Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon has announced changes for the upcoming ballot drawing for the 2021 Primary Election. In accordance with N.J.S.A.19:23-24, the ballot drawing for the 2021 Primary Election will be held at 3 p.m. on Friday, April 16, 53 […]

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04/06/2021
COUNTY CLERK HANLON ADVISES THAT THE 2021 PRIMARY ELECTION WILL BE CONDUCTED IN-PERSON, PER GOVERNOR MURPHY

FREEHOLD, NJ – Monmouth County Clerk Christine Giordano Hanlon is advising all registered voters that the upcoming June 8, 2021 Primary Election will be conducted in the normal course per New Jersey law. The Primary Election will have in-person voting at polling locations with the use of voting machines. According to Governor Phil Murphy, all […]

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