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New Hampshire

Upcoming Election Dates and Registration Deadlines

November 8, 2022

New Hampshire General Election
Voter Registration Deadline
  • Post received: Must be received by your local Board of Elections 6-13 days before Election Day, depending on the town.
  • In-person request by: November 8, 2022
  • Online request by: No online voter registration in New Hampshire.
Absentee Request Deadline
  • Received by: November 7, 2022 (5pm)
Completed Absentee Ballot Return Deadline
  • Received by: November 8, 2022 (5pm)
Early Voting: No early voting in New Hampshire.

Helpful Resources

Register
to vote

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What's on your
ballot

Absentee Voting

New Hampshire voters may vote by absentee ballot for specific reasons.

The reasons include; being absent from the voter’s city or town, a religious observance, disability or illness, and employment commitments (including caregiving) during the entire time the polls are open. Absentee ballots may also be available when a weather emergency impacts an election.

See details of absentee voting and download the application here

Completed absentee ballots must be received by mail or by personal delivery before 5 PM the day before Election Day.

Multilingual Voter Info

See New Hampshire-specific voter info in French, Spanish and Simplified Chinese here.

What to Expect
on Election Day

On Election Day, polls are open from 7 AM to 7 PM ET. 

Find your polling location.

Voter ID Requirements

You must bring a valid photo ID to vote. Acceptable forms of photo ID include:

  • Driver’s license issues by any state or federal government,
  • Non-driver ID card issues by NH DMV or motor vehicle agency of another state,
  • Photo ID card issues “for voting purposes only” by NH DMV,
  • United States armed services identification card,
  • United States passport or passcard, or
  • Acceptable NH student ID card.

Click here for more information on voter ID in New Hampshire

Language Access

Section 203 of the Voting Rights Act requires certain jurisdictions to provide in-language voting materials in areas with a significant number of limited English proficient voters. 

Section 208

Section 208 of the Voting Rights Act states that, “Any voter who requires assistance to vote by reason of blindness, disability, or inability to read or write may be given assistance by a person of the voter’s choice, other than the voter’s employer or agent of the employer or office or agent of the voter’s union.” 

It is your right to bring your own interpreter to the polls, if you so choose. 

Have questions or need help voting?

Call 1-888-API-VOTE (1-888-274-8683).

Bilingual assistance is available in English, Mandarin, Cantonese, Korean, Vietnamese, Tagalog, Urdu, Hindi, and Bengali. Click here for more information.