New Hampshire
Secretary of State


How to Register to Vote

Voter Registration & Motor Vehicle Law Jointly Issued

This joint guidance is provided in consultation with the Attorney General’s Office.

Uniformed and Overseas Voters

Uniformed and Overseas Citizens - Absentee Ballot Request

Uniformed & Overseas Citizens - Voter Registration

Voters With Disabilities

Voting in Party Primaries

Federal Post Card Application (FPCA)

Federal Write-in Absentee Ballot (FWAB)

2022-2023 Political Calendar

2022-2023 Political Calendar

Election Laws

All procedures related to New Hampshire elections are contained in state statutes also known as RSA’s (Revised Statutes Annotated). There are no other administrative rules or manuals that need to be referenced when researching election procedures.

New Hampshire Election Laws

Help America Vote Act

The Help America Vote Act (HAVA) was passed by congress in 2002, and required every state to create and maintain a statewide, centralized voter database, provide accessible voting equipment ...

Voter Identification Law

Find the links to the State of New Hampshire Voter ID Law as well as Explanatory Document….

Election Procedure Manual

This Manual is designed to help make the election process more readily understandable. This handbook is not law.

Political Calendar 2020-2021

2021 Election Law Changes

2020 Election Law Changes

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William M. Gardner, Secretary of State
Robert P. Ambrose, Senior Deputy Secretary of State
David M. Scanlan, Deputy Secretary of State

Secretary of State's Office - Elections Division - Administration
Located: State House, Room 204
              107 North Main Street
              Concord, N.H. 03301

Phone: 603-271-3242
Fax: 603-271-6316

TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964

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Elections & Voting Division Forms

Absentee Ballot App 2021 City Town

Absentee Ballot App State Election 2021

Asserting a Challenge Form (Any person challenging a voter at any election must complete this form)

Challenge Voter Affidavit Elections 2020

FEDERAL POSCARD APPLICATION (FPCA) 2019 - For Uniformed Service Members & Citizens Residing Outside the United States

Mail Primary Or General Absentee Ballot Instructions 8.21

Nom Paper Individual 2022

Nom Paper Multi 2022

Nom Paper Pol Org 2022

Qualified Voter Affidavit

Religious Exemption Affidavit

RSA 15 A FORM 2022

Elections & Voting Division

Select Committee on 2020 Emergency Election Support

Secretary of State Gardner announces Select Committee on 2020 Emergency Election Support

Committee Agendas and Minutes

FINAL REPORT issued by the Select Committee on 2020 Emergency Election Support

Zoom Online Chat Comments

Zoom Session YouTube Videos

CARES Act General Guidance Documents

CARES Act Election Security Awards by State

CARES Act Laws and Regulations

Committee Proposed Action Items