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Important Notices: 

The Corporation Division has recently implemented a ‘Business Activity Notification’ email.

This email will be sent to the business email on record to notify you that a corporate filing has been processed for your business (Business Formations, Amendments, Annual Reports, etc.) or notices from our office sent to your business (Annual Report Reminders, Administrative Dissolution Notices, etc.).

You can view the documents posted to the business filing history by searching the business name on our website, quickstart@sos.nh.gov.

For assistance with NH QuickStart and your online business filing process, please call our Information Line at 603-271-3246, Mon-Fri 8:00am - 4:30pm.

If you are using an Apple product, please contact Apple Customer Service and give them this website’s URL address for assistance: https://quickstart.sos.nh.gov/online/account.

 

 

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NOTICE:   The last day for voters who are registered to change their party affiliation before the 2020 Presidential Primary is October 25th, between 7 - 7:30 p.m.  Please check with your local city or town clerk or supervisors for place of meeting.
 


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A video of a forum commemorating the 50th anniversary of the historic 1968 NH First-in-the Nation Presidential Primary held at the State House on March 12, 2018 is available for viewing online at this link. 

 

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OCTOBER 2, 2019   

OFFICIAL NOTICE  

2020 NH PRESIDENTIAL PRIMARY FILING PERIOD  

In 2020, New Hampshire will celebrate the one hundredth anniversary year of the First-in-the- Nation Presidential Primary. 

The filing period for the 2020 presidential primary will begin Wednesday, October 30, 2019 and will continue until Friday, November 15, 2019.  The Secretary of State’s Office will be open from 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on all days (except Monday, November 11th – Veteran’s Day).  The office will be open until 5:00 p.m. on the last day of filing to receive declarations of candidacy which are required to be submitted in person by the candidate. 

We are now heading on the path to setting the official date of the primary.   State law written by former Portsmouth representative Jim Splaine requires the primary to be 7 or more days ahead of any other similar election.  Since that law, the primary date typically has been set late in the year before the presidential election. 

As of October 1, 2019, the number of registered voters in the state are: 

Undeclared – 410,314 

Republican – 291,991   

Democratic – 276,259 

TOTAL         978,564 

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