New Hampshire Election Information

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Registration Information


The deadline to register vote in New New Hampshire is: Received 10 days before the election. You may also register in person on Election Day.


You can register to vote in NH:

New Hampshire residents who are United States citizens and who will be 18 years of age or older on election day, are eligible to vote. There is no minimum period of time you are required to have lived in the state before being allowed to register. You can only register in the town or ward in which you are domiciled.


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To check the status of your voter registration, click here.

When can I vote in New Hampshire?


Early Voting Information

In-person early voting available? No
By mail early voting available? No

How:

If you will not be able to make it to the polls on Election Day, you may be able to vote absentee by mail. Acceptable reasons for absentee voting include:

  • You will be absent on the day of the election
  • You cannot appear on the day of the election because of a religious commitment
  • You are unable to vote in person due to a physical disability
  • You are a U.S. citizen but living outside of the U.S. or are a member (or spouse or dependent of a member) of the armed services or affiliated services and will be absent on the day of the election.  

Completed ballots must be returned by 5:00 pm on Election Day, if by mail, OR by 5:00 pm on the day before the election, if returned in person.

For more information about casting an absentee ballot, please contact the NH Division of Elections.


Voting Hours on Election Day

The polls are open from:

Voting hours vary from town to town in New Hampshire, but polls must open between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and close no earlier than 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time on Election Day. Be sure to check your polling place for exact hours.


Please contact your state election office for additional voting information, or click here to learn more about voting absentee in your state.

Where do I vote?


Find out here.
For more information, contact your state election office.

What do you need to bring?


New Hampshire law requires residents to provide ID when voting.  If you don't have an ID with you, you will be asked to sign an affidavit confirming your identity.

Acceptable forms of ID include:

  • A driver’s license issued by any state or the federal government (regardless of expiration date)
  • An ID card issued by the NH Division of Motor Vehicles
  • An armed services ID card
  • A U.S. passport (regardless of date)
  • Any government (federal, state, county, or municipal) issued ID with photo
  • A valid student ID with photo
  • Other photo ID deemed legitimate by the supervisors of the checklist, moderator, or the clerk or verification of identity by one of them

**Voting hours vary from town to town in New Hampshire, but polls must open between 6:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m. and close no earlier than 7:00 p.m. Eastern Time. Be sure to check your polling place for exact hours.


For more information, contact your state election office.

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