NEW HAMPSHIRE - Filing Period  June 4 - 13, 2014  

FOR ALL CANDIDATES FILING DECLARATIONS OF CANDIDACY - For individuals filing as republican or democratic candidates in the State Primary Election - September 9, 2014.  


In addition to a Declaration of Candidacy, all candidates MUST pay the administrative assessment fee OR file the required number of primary petitions as indicated below (RSA 655:19-c).  An assent to candidacy must accompany the primary petitions.  
 

 

   

Administrative Assessment Fee   

OR   

Primary Petitions   

Governor / U.S. Senator 

$100   

    

200   

Representative in Congress   

$50   

    

100   

Executive Councilor   

$25   

    

50   

State Senator   

$10   

    

20   

County Officer   

$10   

    

50   

State Representative**   

$2   

    

  

Delegate to the Republican State Convention**   

  

    

  

**Filings to be made at the Town or City Clerk's Office where candidate is domiciled.   All other filings to be made at the Secretary of State's Office.
   
Filings made with the Secretary of State or the Town or City Clerk on the last day of the filing period MUST be IN PERSON by the candidate  (June 13, 2014  5:00 p.m.) 
 

INCOMPATIBLE OFFICES - No person shall file declarations of candidacy or primary petitions for nomination at the primary for incompatible offices.  See RSA 655:10 for incompatible offices.  


FOR ALL THIRD PARTY CANDIDATES AND POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS FILING DECLARATIONS OF INTENT - For individuals who intend to be a candidate in the general election from a political organization, and for political organizations who wish to have the names of their candidates placed on the general election ballot.  (RSA 655:17-a; 17-b; 17-c;  655:40)  

In addition to the Declaration of Intent, all candidates MUST pay the administrative assessment fee AND file the required nomination papers.  Declarations of intent for ALL CANDIDATES and POLITICAL ORGANIZATIONS shall be filed at the Secretary of State's Office between June 4-13, 2014.  Filings on the last day of the filing period MUST be in person by the candidate.  

 

   

Administrative Assessment Fee   

AND   

Nomination Papers  

Governor  / U.S. Senator 

$100   

    

3,000*   

Representative in Congress   

$50   

    

1,500   

Executive Councilor   

$25   

    

750   

State Senator   

$10   

    

750   

County Officer   

$10   

    

150   

State Representative   

$2   

    

150   

Political Organization   

N/A  

   

27,179  

  

 Filing Deadlines for Nomination Papers:
August 6, 2014 - Last day to submit signed nomination papers to Supervisors of the Checklist in each town or city.
August 27, 2014  5:00 p.m. - Supervisors must have nomination papers certified for candidates and organizations.
September 3, 2014  5:00 p.m. - Last day to file certified nomination papers with the Secretary of State's office.
 
 

*1,500 from each congressional district.  Nomination papers for all other offices must be signed and dated by registered voters domiciled in the same district as the candidate.  All nomination papers must be dated in the year 2014  AND  Nomination papers must be grouped by municipality when filed with the Secretary of State's Office.  

 All forms are - or will be - available from the Secretary of State's Office, State House, Room 204, 107 North Main Street, Concord, NH 03301
Phone: 603-271-3242   Fax: 603-271-6316    email: 
elections@sos.state.nh.us