Did you know

  • The Registrars of Voters Office registered 810 new voters in 2020. 
  • There are currently 6,799 registered voters in the Town of Prospect as of October 1, 2021. 
  • There are 2 Precincts in Prospect. 
  • For the November 3, 2020 Presidential Election 6,195 of registered voters in Prospect voted. 
  • The next general Election will be held on November 2, 2021. 
  • The first woman to vote was Lydia Chapin Taft in 1756, New Jersey. At the time, the only individuals allowed to vote were free male property owners. Out of respect for her deceased husband who was a large contributor to the town, she was allowed to vote as his proxy, thereby giving her the distinction of being the first woman to vote in this country. 
  • New Jersey gave all "inhabitants" the right to vote in their 1776 state Constitution, then rescinded this right in 1807. 
  • The first woman to vote under the 19th Amendment was in St. Paul, MN.