New Hampshire
Secretary of State

FAQs

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)


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


2020 Election Law Changes

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Contact

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

social media link

Email: elections@sos.nh.gov

Website: sos.nh.gov

Elections & Voting Division Forms

2020 Mail Primary Or General Absentee Ballot Instructions 7.20

Absentee BALLOT App 8.20 COVID

Absentee BALLOT Application 2020 Elections Fill In

Absentee Ballot Application for Town or City Elections and Special Elections

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

Nomination Papers Individual

Nomination Papers Multi-Candidates

Nomination Papers Political Organization

Qualified Voter Affidavit

Religious Exemption Affidavit

RSA 15 A Statement of Financial Interests

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