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Qualifications for Office

GOVERNOR - Must be 30 years of age, a registered voter and domiciled in New Hampshire for at least 7 years.

UNITED STATES SENATOR - Must be 30 years of age, a registered voter in New Hampshire and a United States Citizen for at least 9 years. 

UNITED STATES REPRESENTATIVE - Must be 25 years of age and a United States Citizen for at least 7 years.  Candidate does not have to live in same district they are a candidate for; however, must be domiciled and a registered voter in New Hampshire. 

EXECUTIVE COUNCILOR - Must be 30 years of age, a registered voter and domiciled in New Hampshire for at least 7 years.  Must live in executive council district they are a candidate for. 

STATE SENATOR - Must be 30 years of age, a registered voter and domiciled in New Hampshire for at least 7 years.  Must live in senate district they are a candidate for. 

STATE REPRESENTATIVE - Must be 18 years of age, a registered voter and domiciled in New Hampshire for at least 2 years.  Must live in town or ward they are a candidate for.

COUNTY OFFICER - Must be 18 years of age and a registered voter in the county where you are domiciled.  Must also be aware of other provisions of law regarding qualifications for particular county offices.

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