Election day 2020 is Tuesday, November 3.
There has been tradition since 1845 that Election Day is celebrated on the first Tuesday after the first Monday in November. Elections for President of the United States are held every four years. This time, incumbent President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are running.
To encourage more Americans and employees to vote, some businesses and facilities have chosen to close on Election Day 2020.
Here̵7;s everything you need to know about what’s open and what’s close on Election Day 2020 (March 11, 2020).
Is election day a federal holiday?
Election Day is not one of 10 federal holidays. The next federal holiday is Veterans Day, held on Wednesday, November 11.
Is Election Day a state holiday in New Jersey?
Election day is among the 12 state holidays in New Jersey. Three of those state holidays are in November, with Veterans’ Day on November 11 and Thanksgiving Day at the end of the month.
Is there a mail delivery? Will the mail run on Election Day 2020?
Yes, the mail will be sent on Election Day.
Is the post office open on Election Day 2020?
Yes, the post offices will be open on Election Day 2020 as this is not a federal holiday. FedEx and UPS will also deliver.
Are banks open on Election Day 2020?
Most banks will be open on Election Day, including:
Are stores open on Election Day 2020?
Most retailers will open their doors and some will even hold holiday sales early. (Remember, a mask or face mask is still required in New Jersey when entering the store.)
However, the following stores have closed or will reduce hours on Election Day:
- Best buy (reduced time: 12-8pm)
- J. Crew
- Well done
- Body shops
- Vineyard Vines (reduced by hour; varies by location)
- White Castle (closed 7-11 am)
Is there an online sale of shopping available for Election Day 2020?
Many online retailers hold shopping events around holidays, and although Election Day 2020 isn’t a federal holiday, you can find plenty of early Black Friday discounts. interesting. Here are just a few:
–Coach has a continuous bag and wallet discount with discounts up to 70%
–Wayfair is holding the “Secret Preview of Black Friday” sale through November 13
– The North Face offers a discount of nearly 50% off coats and puffy leather jackets
–Nordstrom is offering a new discount with a 40% discount
–Overstock offers discounts before Black Friday with items up to 70% off
–Amazon is running the program “Incentives for holidays”
Expect more and more retailers to start offering Black Friday deals throughout November. For example, Walmart leaked its popular Black Friday promo last month, and some items have been on sale. price
Will grocery stores open on Election Day 2020?
Most grocery stores should be open, but some may reduce hours. End shoppers should check with their local supermarket for specific information on opening and closing hours, as these may vary by location.
(Remember, a mask or face mask is still required in New Jersey when entering the store.)
Are restaurants open on Election Day 2020?
Most restaurants should be open for take-out, door-to-door delivery, and live dining. Some are also offering free gifts, such as Krispy Kreme which distributes a free glazed donut to all US customers.
Consumers should check with specific restaurants for exact times and information.
Will the stock market open on Election Day 2020?
The stock market will remain open on Election Day. The Nasdaq bond and trading market will also open.
Are New Jersey Motor Vehicles Commission locations open on Election Day 2020?
All Motor Vehicle Commission offices will be closed. In addition, all New Jersey state offices and courts were closed.
Online processing of some documents is available on the website of the Motor Vehicle Commission.
Are NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA operating on a regular schedule?
NJ Transit, PATH and SEPTA will operate on a regular schedule. For NJ Transit, passengers are advised to use NJ Transit’s online trip planner to carefully check arrival and departure times.
Can I vote in person on Election Day 2020?
If you have not yet voted by mail, you can still vote in person from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m. on November 3. You can see all polling places here.
Direct voters will be instructed to complete a provisional paper ballot instead of using a specially designed device for people with disabilities.
Where can I get Election Day results in New Jersey?
Results and complete information will be available for all major races upon the conclusion of a poll on NJ.com.
When is the next federal vacation?
The next federal holiday is Veterans Day on Wednesday 11 November. The other two remaining federal holidays are Thanksgiving Day on November 26 and Christmas Day on December 25.
For more information on the history of Election Day, watch the video below:
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