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New Hampshire Voting Guide

Find answers to your questions about voting in New Hampshire with FindLaw's New Hampshire Voter Guide. On this page, you will find information about voter eligibility, voter registration requirements and deadlines, how to find your polling place or how to use an absentee ballot, and accommodations for voters with disabilities.

Am I eligible to vote in New Hampshire?

To be eligible to vote in New Hampshire, you must be a U.S. citizen, at least 18 years of age on Election Day, domiciled in the town or ward where you intend to vote, and registered to vote. (For more discussion of what it means to be domiciled, see voter registration information below.)

You cannot register and vote if you have been sentenced or are serving time for a felony crime. After your sentence is complete and you have been discharged, the correctional facility will give you written notice that you may vote. You can vote if your sentence was suspended or if you are on parole.

Vote here sign outside polling place.

Where Do I Vote?

See the State of New Hampshire Voter Information Lookup website to find your polling place.

How to Register in New Hampshire

There are several ways to register to vote in New Hampshire. This includes registering:

City Clerk's Office

You may register to vote at your town or city clerk's office. You will be required to fill out a standard voter registration form and show proof of domicile.

Supervisors of the Checklist

You may register with your community's Supervisors of the Checklist. Call your city clerk about when they meet.

At the Polls on Election Day

You may register to vote in person at the polls on Election Day. Make sure to bring the necessary ID to the polls.

By Mail

Those unable to register in person because of physical disability, religious beliefs, military service, or because of temporary absence may register by mail.  

New Hampshire Voting Resources

Your vote counts. Take the time to learn how and when to vote.


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