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New Hampshire GAP Fund 

Applications for the New Hampshire General Assistance & Preservation (GAP) Fund opened on Tuesday, July 21, 2020. 

The Governor has authorized the allocation and expenditure of $30M of CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds (“flex funds”) for the New Hampshire General Assistance & Preservation (GAP) Fund to provide emergency financial relief to New Hampshire businesses and nonprofit organizations impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, but that have been unable to access support from other existing state and federal programs.

Note:  Applicants must be in Good Standing with the New Hampshire Secretary of State as a condition of eligibility.

Important Dates & Timeline 

  • Application Period – July 21, 2020 – August 4, 2020

To get more information, or to submit an application, click here.

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In light of ongoing COVID-19 concerns, the Archives & Records Management, Corporation, and Vital Records Divisions of the Secretary of State’s Office are suspending walk-in traffic.  Those wishing to do business with the Secretary of State’s Office are encouraged to use our website as much as possible.  Our staff is making every effort to accommodate customers’ needs online and by phone.  For contact information, click HERE.  Division phones are staffed Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

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Voting During
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SAMPLE BALLOTS - September 8, 2020 Primary Election
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Secretary of State Gardner Announces Select Committee on 2020 Emergency Election Support
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Release of FINAL REPORT issued by the Select Committee on 2020 Emergency Election Support

Presidential Primary Election Results

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  • The Secretary of State, Attorney General, and Commissioner of the Dept. of Safety have jointly issued this guidance which affirms the written guidance and training previously provided to all election officials regarding the effect of HB 1264. 

Voter Registration & Motor Vehicle Law Jointly Issued FAQs

NOTICE:  The last day for voters who are registered to change their party affiliation before the 2020 State Primary was June 2nd.

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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.