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A Message from the Mercer County Clerk Paula Sollami Covello, Esq.

I am pleased to be able to provide you with a brief description of the broad range of services offered by the Clerk's Office, along with a number of forms to obtain these services that can be easily downloaded.

The County Clerk's Office offers many services that Mercer residents and businesses use every day. It is the Clerk's Office that files and records all documents concerning real estate ownership and transfer; registers small business trade names, processes U.S. passport applications; processes and issues County and Veteran identification cards and swears in notary public applicants. Early in my administration we also began offering photos for people seeking passports and County and Veteran ID cards as well, for public convenience. The County Clerk also has certain election responsibilities including the counting of votes cast by electronic machines and the issuance of vote-by-mail ballots. In fact, we post election results for you on this website. Lastly, the Clerk is empowered to perform marriage ceremonies. We offer passport services with extended hours at our Trenton office and at the County's satellite office, the Mercer County Connection, located in the Hamilton Square Shopping Center, Route 33 and Paxson Avenue, Hamilton Township.

Please stop by and visit us and see how the Mercer County Clerk's Office can be of service to you. My staff and I are here to serve you. Our top priority is that you, Mercer County residents and businesses, receive what you pay for in excellent government service.

All the best,
Paula Sollami Covello
Mercer County Clerk

*Vote tallies are never final until the Board of Elections counts the Vote By Mail ballots in question and the provisional ballots. Only then can they be certified as official results.

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