State, County and Federal Candidate Filing Period: June 3-12, 2020
NO filings will be accepted prior to June 3 nor later than June 12

Forms for filing as a Democratic or Republican Party candidate in the State Primary Election to be held on September 8, 2020 are below.  
You can download the forms required and mail them to the appropriate office during the filing period  **addresses below
(All filings to be made with the secretary of state except State Representative and Delegate to Republican State Party Convention to be filed with your city or town clerk)

 

United States Senator:  Declaration of Candidacy with $100 fee
OR Declaration of Candidacy | 200 Primary Petitions | Assent to Candidacy

Representative in Congress:  Declaration of Candidacy with $50 fee
OR Declaration of Candidacy | 100 Primary Petitions | Assent to Candidacy 
 

Governor:  Declaration of Candidacy with $100 fee | RSA 15-A
OR Declaration of Candidacy | 200 Primary Petitions | Assent to Candidacy | RSA 15-A

Executive Councilor:  Declaration of Candidacy with $25 fee | RSA 15-A
OR Declaration of Candidacy | 50 Primary Petitions | Assent to Candidacy | RSA 15-A

State Senator:  Declaration of Candidacy with $10 fee | RSA 15-A
OR Declaration of Candidacy | 20 Primary Petitions | Assent to Candidacy | RSA 15-A

County Officer:  Declaration of Candidacy with $10 fee | RSA 15-A
OR Declaration of Candidacy | 50 Primary Petitions | Assent to Candidacy | RSA 15-A

State Representative:  Declaration of Candidacy with $2 fee | RSA 15-A
OR Declaration of Candidacy | 5 Primary Petitions | Assent to Candidacy | RSA 15-A
(NOTE: to be filed with the town or city clerk where you are domiciled)

Delegate to the Republican State Convention:  Declaration of Candidacy
(NOTE: to be filed with the town or city clerk where you are domiciled)
 

RSA 655:14-b Form of Candidate's Name on Ballot; Nicknames. I. Every candidate for state or federal office who intends to have his or her name printed upon the ballot of any party for a primary shall designate in the declaration of candidacy, or on the primary petitions and assents to candidacy, the form in which the candidate's name shall be printed on the ballot. The designated name may include the candidate's given name or a shortened form of the candidate's given name or a one-word nickname customarily related to the candidate, and by which the candidate is commonly recognized. The designated name may also include an initial for the first or middle name, or both. No candidate may designate a nickname that implies that the candidate is some other person that constitutes a slogan or otherwise associates the candidate with a cause or issue, that has an offensive or profane meaning, or that creates a perception of a professional or vocational affiliation, such as "Doc" or "Coach." No candidate may designate a name or nickname that includes characters other than the 26-letter English alphabet, a dash, an apostrophe, a period, or a comma. A candidate shall include his or her surname in the designation of the form in which the candidate's name shall be printed on the ballot. 

Secretary of State's Office            For Town and City Clerk Contact Information  click here
107 North Main Street
State House Room 204
Concord NH 03301